- a species of insect of the family osowatych of holarktycznym range of distribution . Wasp sting is painful , but for most people is not a threat to health, except in cases people who are allergic . Builts in the ground, usually using small mammal burrows . This insect has a distinctive black and yellow coloration .Common wasp body length is 10-20 mm. The abdomen at the base is strongly constricted . The adult wasps feed on nectar , sweet and juicy fruit juices .