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Polistes undescribed species A - Polistes hirsuticornis - female

Polistes undescribed species A - Polistes hirsuticornis - Female
Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
September 25, 1956
Size: Wing length 13.5–15.5 mm
Image reproduced from Identification Atlas of Northeastern Nearctic Vespidae (1) in order to fill existing gap on Bugguide. Further images can be found there. Specimen deposited in the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Ottawa.
This female shows well-developed yellow markings, typical for populations from the midwest.