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Polistes apachus - female

Polistes apachus - Female
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
July 29, 2007

Polistes apachus, female (TX)
Too much yellow for bellicosus and fuscatus (note yellow spot on lower mesopleuron).

 
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A Paper Wasp (Polistes) foundress
Staying on her new nest. One freshly laid egg can be seen in the uppermost (uncompleted) cell. Polistes apachus seems a good match, but so many species occur in Texas,,,

 
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