European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominulus)

Order: Hymenoptera (hy-men-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Vespidae (VES-pid-ee) (Info)
Genus: Polistes
Species: dominulus

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Marion, Arkansas
Lomita, California
Rigby, Idaho
Trenton, New Jersey
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
Middleburg, Pennsylvania
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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On Apr 7, 2008, OutlawDJ from Middleburg, PA wrote:

A non-native wasp to North America. Very aggressive! Destroy them anytime you find a nest. They out compete our native wasps.