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Polistes Starting a Nest - Polistes exclamans - female

Polistes Starting a Nest - Polistes exclamans - Female
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
July 4, 2007
P. Exclamans, maybe? Looks like she's laid a few eggs (this is a female, right?).

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Yes
this looks like polistes exclamans. And yes, this is a female, a queen and her newly started nest.

Nice images.

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