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Subfamily Polistinae - Paper Wasps


Unknown wasp species - Brachygastra mellifica Brachygastra mellifica Brachygastra mellifica Mexican honey wasp (Brachygastra mellifica)  - Brachygastra mellifica Mexican honey wasps - Brachygastra mellifica Brachygastra mellifica? - Brachygastra mellifica - female Brachygastra mellifica on fondant tray - Brachygastra mellifica - female Brachygastra mellifica on Conoclinium coelestinum - Brachygastra mellifica - female

Paper Wasp nest - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis possibly Mischocyttarus mexicanus? - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Unknown Wasp - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis - male Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female wasp - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis Polistes or ??? - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Wasp on white clover - Mischocyttarus mexicanus

Wasp - Polistes Polistes metricus - female Northern Paper Wasp (Polistes fuscatus)? (Polistes metricus)? - Polistes paper wasp - Polistes Wasps - Polistes fuscatus Problem Polistes - Polistes bellicosus - female Polistes flavus Polistes - Polistes bahamensis - female

Nest Nest Nest Wasp nest? Paper wasp nest Paper wasp nest Wasp nest Wasp nest