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Northern Paper Wasp, female

Polistes fuscatu


Medium sized wasp. Variable coloration, but usually dark base color with varying amounts reddish-brown, and yellow stripes. Dark wings. This individual is very dark in coloration.


Suburban backyard garden.

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ForestDragon 11 years ago

Thank you, Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

Nice series

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New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Feb 12, 2013

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