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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Polistes - Umbrella Paper Wasps


The information below is based on images submitted and identified by contributors. Range and date information may be incomplete, overinclusive, or just plain wrong.

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Range map for Umbrella Paper Wasps

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JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Alabama 5188202839231425148
Alberta    6 342   
Arizona181544272553744764604825
Arkansas18661861120419 
British Columbia  44765121211  
California15162419445472806225175
Colorado  292116184218142 
Connecticut  1 2 112103  
Delaware  341487512  
District of Columbia     13 3   
Florida433864567958715066505943
Georgia 8231410183938161714 
Idaho1112 129321 
Illinois  27118174352102 
Indiana1  1137912161554
Iowa  29542113201511
Kansas  2 358237201 
Kentucky  3944661419 2
Louisiana436181051715172116 
Maine  54668361213  
Manitoba       224  
Maryland2720392231535712772193
Massachusetts 1 71012154638186 
Michigan  146513161464 
Minnesota  1 62189831 
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mississippi  323 48 121
Missouri3  2371710241623
Montana  3 363983  
Nebraska   2 381523253 
Nevada1 1 28152   
New Brunswick    2 518581 
New Hampshire  1145111121181 
New Jersey  5868184133156 
New Mexico 1 7 348213 6
New York137191220446449153 
North Carolina2 1725173220514620113
North Dakota     1 122  
Northwest Territories   1        
Nova Scotia     2 34 1 
Ohio1 36127212444151 
Oklahoma19272715157341944162
Ontario132161916153154201 
Oregon3138352018159  
Pennsylvania14133539264255812573
Quebec     361284  
Rhode Island   912646   
Saskatchewan     13 712 
South Carolina12527101317121473
South Dakota   32 61044  
Tennessee  2810313211915167
Texas81650506984124831231088527
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Utah   51 517154 2
Vermont 1 13158116  
Virginia  148241730373439101
Washington 2815141029122351 
West Virginia   53 871111  
Wisconsin  2891114273211  
Wyoming  14   222