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paper wasps & nest

Polistes sp.

Description:

New Polistes sp. paper wasp nest. An egg is visible (see the last photo).

Habitat:

Nest on cactus (Cereus repandus) near house located in a large, semi-urban yard & garden, in close proximity to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest.

Notes:

These wasps are very tolerant of me shoving my lens into their personal space!

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4 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thank you, Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Nice series with the egg in the last photo!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great series :)

Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 3, 2013
Submitted on Feb 3, 2013

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