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Paper Wasp - Polistes exclamans - female

Paper Wasp - Polistes exclamans - Female
Treyburn area, Snowhill Road north of Cabin Branch Creek, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
July 4, 2005
Size: circa 22 mm
Nesting under a doorway. Identification based on other images in guide. A female, presumably. Size estimated. Larvae can be seen in several of the cells. I presume the sealed cells contain pupating larvae.

Polistes exclamans, female (NC)
ID confirmed.

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