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Paper Wasp

Polistes gallicus

Description:

Black and yellow social insect, with brown transparent wings and orange antennae. Bilds nest facing downwards.

Habitat:

Common European species, here observed in marshes of Etournel - several colonies constructing nests in bird-watching shelters. The marshes in question are place where a series of ponds forms on banks of river Rhône as it flew out of Geneva lake. Protected area.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jul 30, 2019
Submitted on Aug 11, 2019

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