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Social, potter & paper-nest wasp (Vespidae)Polistes (Polistella) humilis

1 Common Paper Wasp at Panboola

Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Panboola - 11 Nov 2018

Identification history

Social, potter & paper-nest wasp (Vespidae) Polistes (Polistella) humilis 11 Nov 2018 KerriLee
Unidentified 10 Nov 2018 stephskelton80

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KerriLee296 wrote:
   11 Nov 2018
nice sighting Steph. Like you, I've sometimes seen a paper wasp and thought "that one looks different to the typical ones". However, I think that there is just a degree of variability in the intensity of the yellow bands and the amount of yellow on the face.

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