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Northern Paper Wasp

Polistes fuscatus

Description:

Paper wasps are 0.7 to 1.0 inch long wasps that gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they mix with saliva, and use to construct water-resistant nests made of gray or brown papery material.

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CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 8 years ago

Thank you for the ID, KeithRoragen!

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CourtneyVerk

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 31, 2012
Submitted on Sep 23, 2012

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