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Northern Paper Wasp

Polistes fuscatus

Description:

These wasps are large, slender-bodied wasps with yellow faces, dark backs, and red with yellow stripes on abdomen, but coloration can vary greatly.

Habitat:

Nests are built hanging from horizontal surfaces, such as the eaves of houses.


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Roseville, Minnesota, USA

Lat: 45.00, Long: -93.12

Spotted on Aug 30, 2013
Submitted on Feb 7, 2014

Reference

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