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Unidentified Wasp - Polistes instabilis - female

Unidentified Wasp - Polistes instabilis - Female
Mission, Texas, USA
November 9, 2008
Size: 1 inch
An unidentified wasp photographed at the NABA International Butterfly Park in Mission, Texas. It was sitting on a "sugared" piece of wood when photographed.

Polistes instabilis, female (TX)
Nice!!! The first decent shot of this species on Bugguide. Note the absence of yellow on abdominal segments 5 and 6. Sterna are also mostly dark (difficult to see on this image).

Polistes exclamans
pretty sure this is P. exclamans, but please wait for an expert to confirm

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