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bug of the day on Flickr.A Hymenopteran for tumblr user gumbyboi…This is the European Paper Wasp, Polistes dominula. I found it resting on the wall of my shed in the middle of the night. According to PSU’s paper wasp fact sheet (ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/dominulus-or-european-p…), this introduced species was first discovered in Boston back in the 1970s.

bug of the day on Flickr.

A Hymenopteran for tumblr user gumbyboi…This is the European Paper Wasp, Polistes dominula. I found it resting on the wall of my shed in the middle of the night. According to PSU’s paper wasp fact sheet (ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/dominulus-or-european-p…), this introduced species was first discovered in Boston back in the 1970s.