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Photo#86776
Polistes major - female

Polistes major - Female
Cornwell, Highlands County, Florida, USA
November 11, 2006
Size: 30mm

Moved
Moved from Horse's Paper Wasp.

Polistes major - solitary foundation
The very beginning of a new nest . provided this lonely foundress survives until the emergence of her first offspring "worker" females. For now, only eggs are visible. They are laid in each cell even before this latter is completed.

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