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Polistes bellicosus - female

Polistes bellicosus - Female
Okeechobee County, Florida, USA
January 28, 2007
A foundress.

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Polistes bellicosus - female Paper wasp - Polistes bellicosus - female

Moved from Polistes.

Polistes bellicosus (FL)
ID confirmed

Moved from Wasps.

This is definitely a Polistes, probably Polistes bellicosus. See here in the guide.

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