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Recent observations

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What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

james5

Date

July 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 27, 2014 07:45 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 27th June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 27, 2014 07:45 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 27th June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 27, 2014 07:45 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 27th June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

techieoldfox

Date

July 23, 2014 10:44 AM SGT

Description

Sumatran Paper Wasp, Ropalidia sumatrae

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bald-faced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

July 22, 2014 10:29 AM EDT

Description

Black and white wasp type insects. White faces.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

naturenut

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

maractwin

Date

July 22, 2014 01:26 PM EDT

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 9, 2014 04:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Four-toothed Mason Wasp Monobia quadridens

Observer

royaltyler

Date

July 21, 2014 04:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Wasp Polistes carolina

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 21, 2014 12:58 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

paper wasp Polistes fuscatus ssp. pallipes

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 21, 2014 12:45 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Vespidae are a large (nearly 5,000 species), diverse, cosmopolitan family of wasps, including nearly all the known eusocial wasps (such as Polistes annularis) and many solitary wasps. Each social wasp colony includes a queen and a number of female workers with varying degrees of sterility relative to the queen. In temperate social species, colonies usually only last one year, dying at the onset of winter. New queens and males (drones) are produced towards the end...

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