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Subfamily Polistinae - Paper Wasps


Unknown little wasp? - Brachygastra mellifica - female Unknown wasp species - Brachygastra mellifica Mexican Honey Wasp - Brachygastra mellifica 20160818CH01 - Brachygastra mellifica - female Brachygastra mellifica Mexican honey wasps - Brachygastra mellifica Bee - Brachygastra mellifica - female Brachygastra mellifica

Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Wasp opening a Hemerophila diva cocoon - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Paper wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Everglades Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Mischocyttarus - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Unknown Polistes nest w/ workers, would love ID! - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Narrow-waist paper wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Wasp - Polestis?? - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female

Polistes? - Polistes fuscatus - male Wasp attacking Chinese Mantid nymph - Polistes fuscatus Red, Yellow and Black wasp - Polistes aurifer - female Polistes apachus floating and drinking - Polistes apachus hibernacula?  - Polistes - female Polistes major? - Polistes major European Paper Wasp nest - Polistes dominula - male - female

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