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Polistes metricus - male

Polistes metricus - Male
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
October 18, 2009
I had labeled this in my files as a male, although now I can't remember why. Please let me know if this is indeed a male.

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Polistes metricus - male Polistes metricus - male

Moved from Northern Paper Wasp. Male indeed. The pale antennal tips rule out fuscatus

For the tip about the pale tips, for confirming male sex, and for moving him to the right species. I really appreciate your help!

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