Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Metric Paper Wasp

Polistes metricus

Description:

A common female paper wasp. Males have a yellowish face, while females are dark reddish brown.

Habitat:

Found on leaf fodder behind a residential shed. Temperature is around 73 Fahrenheit.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Matthew Hammond
Spotted by
Matthew Hammond

Conway, Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Oct 21, 2019
Submitted on Oct 21, 2019

Related Spottings

Polistes versicolor paper wasp Vespa European Paper Wasp

Nearby Spottings

Twice-Stabbed Lady Beetle Pupa Eastern Garter Snake Banded Tussock Moth Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors