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European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominulus)

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

Profile:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

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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Member Notes:

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Negative OutlawDJ 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.


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