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Paper Wasp

Polistes bellicosus

Description:

Red and yellow banding with some black lines. It has completely red hind femora. These wasps sting. They can grow to about an inch long.

Habitat:

Makes paper nests that are affixed to trees, building, under hangs, almost anywhere. Can be found from Canada to Florida.

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Plano, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2012
Submitted on Jun 19, 2012

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