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Northern Paper Wasp - Polistes fuscatus

Northern Paper Wasp - Polistes fuscatus
Essex, Ontario, Canada
August 9, 2006
Size: 15 mm & 5 mm
The Blue Mud Daubers are back. Haven't seen them since 2004! Female has usurped a nest in the eaves of the house, right over the back porch. For three days now, almost mature larva have been dropped on the cement. Ants are having a field day - like manna from heaven. Added: Larva is Northern Paper Wasp