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Paper Wasp

Paper Wasp (Polistes Humilis)

Life Cycle

  • Longer and thinner than bees and European Wasps. Approximately 15-25 mm in length.
  • Black abdomen with bright yellow stripes.
  • Flies with legs hanging down.
  • Seen above ground hanging in pergolas and eaves, or under fence caps.
  • Nests are typically golf ball size or slightly larger.
  • Can sting multiple times without dying.
  • Generally not aggressive, unless nest is disturbed (upon which it will attack).
  • Adults feed on plant nectar, but will catch caterpillars to feed to larvae.


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