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Subfamily Polistinae - Paper Wasps


Honey Wasps - Brachygastra mellifica Large Mexican Honey Wasp Nest - Brachygastra mellifica Mexican Honey Wasp - Colony #1 (7 of 9) - Brachygastra mellifica Mexican Honey Wasp - Colony #10 - Brachygastra mellifica 20160818CH01 - Brachygastra mellifica - female Brachygastra mellifica - female Mexican honey wasps - Brachygastra mellifica Brachygastra mellifica on Conoclinium coelestinum - Brachygastra mellifica - female

Waspnest - Mischocyttarus navajo Big wasp - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis - female paper wasps - Mischocyttarus mexicanus A wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Paper Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Polistes or ??? - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis Paper Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Paper Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus

Wasp on aster stem - Polistes dominula - male Polistes metricus Paper Wasp - Polistes fuscatus - male Polistes dorsalis californicus (?) - Polistes dorsalis - male Paper Wasp - Polistes exclamans - female Yellow jacket? - Polistes aurifer Wasp red - Polistes 14Jun2017.savannah.HN.hymen3 - Polistes - female