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Paper Wasp

Polistes bellicosus


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.


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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