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Polistes dorsalis - male

Polistes dorsalis - Male
Plantation, Fort Lauderdale County, Florida, USA
September 8, 2006
Not sure what species, but it looks like Polistes to me, any help?


Moved from Polistes dorsalis.

Moved from Polistes.

Polistes dorsalis, male (FL)
I agree.

Polistes dorsalis
I'm thinking this is a Polistes dorsalis, based on the distinct color pattern as well as the characteristic black mid and hind coxae, and largely black mesopleuron.

that is the
most crisp photo I have ever seen

Thanks Omar!
It was my first day out with the 180L!


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