Social wasps with the Latin name of Vespula vulgaris can be found in the UK. These are social wasps as they build and live in the same nest and work by providing food and growing the nest for the queen. There are different species of social wasps in the UK with Vespula vulgaris being the most common. A social wasps colony may contain around 2,000 wasps consisting of one queen, larvae, workers and drones. Social wasps normally construct their nest in a place that is sheltered and has easy access to the outdoors. The nest is constructed from paper that is produced when the worker wasps gather wood fibres that they then chew and mix with their saliva to create the paper. Each social wasp in its community has a job and a roll, whether its a worker or a drone.