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European Paper Wasp

Polistes dominula


Longer legs and narrower body than yellowjackets.


Paper like hives, usually hanging off of buildings.


Not aggressive like other wasps or hornets, unless nest is being "attacked".

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Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 13, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013

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