Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#397716
Polistes ID - Polistes

Polistes ID - Polistes
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, Potter County, Texas, USA
May 11, 2010
Size: ~25mm
I think this is the same species as another I posted recently, but this is a different individual and a better straight down shot.

Moved
Moved from Polistes.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Polistes aurifer?
bellicosus should not have the small yellow spots on the first tergum, so this should be aurifer. Wait for an expert's opinion

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.