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Paper Wasp

Polistes dominula


Paper wasp Queen and her mate building a nest under the eaves of the house. (you can see her mate peeking over the top of the newly created hive. From what I can tell, the larvae have not hatched as of yet. (you can see the eggs inside the nest if you look at the middle right hand side of the image.

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New York, USA

Lat: 43.32, Long: -78.22

Spotted on May 22, 2012
Submitted on May 22, 2012

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