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Paper Wasp? - Polistes dominula

Paper Wasp? - Polistes dominula
Staten Island (NYC), Richmond County, New York, USA
July 20, 2008
Male or female? What kind of wasp?

Nice image!
yeah thats a female P. dominula.

Polistes dominula
The only paper wasp in North America with orange antennae is the European Paper Wasp.


Definitely is that one!
Thanks...that's what it is. Did they come from Europe originally and what are their traits?

See info page
The bugguide info page for the species knows everything I know on the subject.


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