Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Vespidae
  • English
    • paper wasps
    • Hornets and Paper Wasps
    • Social Wasp
    • Wapi
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 胡蜂科
  • Spanish
    • Avispones y avispas del papel

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

royaltyler

Date

July 2, 2015 11:50 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Metricus Paper Wasp Polistes metricus

Observer

sambiology

Date

July 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

negronahual

Date

July 4, 2015 06:02 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

marvelliott

Date

July 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

magazhu

Date

July 3, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

speedy

Date

July 3, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

June 14, 2015 02:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

connlindajo

Date

June 24, 2015 03:59 PM CDT

Description

Perhaps it is because our TMN group was discussing Aldo Leopold's fly fishing expediton in the June chapter of A Sand County Almanac...but the coloration of these insects reminds me of an elaborate fly fishing lure...

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern yellowjacket Vespula squamosa

Observer

kevinfitzpatrick

Date

May 23, 2014 10:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Potter Wasps Subfamily Eumeninae

Observer

magazhu

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Related to // Relacionado con:
www.inaturalist.org/observations/1693778

Fotos 1-3, junio 30.
Fotos 4-6, julio 1.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Date

July 2, 2015 03:00 PM EDT
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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...

No range data available.