Wasp - Wikipedia

A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant.The Apocrita have a common evolutionary ancestor and form a clade; wasps as a group do not form a clade, but are paraphyletic with respect to bees and ants.. The most commonly known wasps, such as yellowjackets and hornets, are in the family Vespidae and are eusocial, living together in a nest