Guinea Paper Wasp

Polistes exclamans

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Polistes exclamans is a social wasp and is part of the family Vespidae of the order Hymenoptera. It is found throughout the United States, Mexico, the Bahamas and parts of Canada. Due to solitary nest founding by queens, P. exclamans has extended its range in the past few decades and now covers the eastern half of the United States, as well as part of the north. This expansion is typically attributed to changing global climate and...

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  1. (c) Annika Lindqvist, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/33467258
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polistes_exclamans

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