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Yellow–and-black-striped flying insects

All those stinging or buzzing insects with their yellow-and-black-striped abdomens—how does a body keep them straight? Fortunately, entomology, the study of insects, has provided all these flying creatures with their own specific names, in both English and French. Can you recognize these insects (or their family) in the definitions and clues below? We’ll juzzt zzzee if you can!