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Their innate preferences for nest-building sites leads them to commonly build nests on human habitation, where they can be very unwelcome; although generally not aggressive, they can be provoked into defending their nests. All species are predatory, and they may consume large numbers of caterpillars, in which respect they are generally considered beneficial.
Volcanic Riparian Village, Suburb
See they hunt on video http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/159... Reference for Polistes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polistes Reference for Polistes gigas: http://vespa-bicolor.net/main/vespid/pol......