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Swarm of Wasps #15 - Polistes dorsalis - female

Swarm of Wasps #15 - Polistes dorsalis - Female
Riley Wilderness Park, Coto De Caza, Orange County, California, USA
August 3, 2006
Size: Average

Polistes dorsalis californicus, female (CA)
I agree with the ID.

Thanks, Matthias
I appreciate your confirmation.

Paper Wasp
What do you think of Polistes dorsalis californicus?

Perfect, I'd say.
Thanks, Lynette. Seems like I'm constantly lagging Hartmut. (Maybe they all fly south after he shoots them. LOL!)

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