Subject: identify an insect
September 21, 2016 9:59 pm
Want to know the name and what should do if bite ?
These are Wasps, and we believe they may be Paper Wasps in the genus Polistes. Paper Wasps are social wasps, and though they are not aggressive, they might sting if their nest is disturbed. If you are prone to allergic reactions, you may need to see a physician, but for most people, a sting will cause nothing more than local swelling and sensitivity. We believe because of the bright yellow color, your Paper Wasps might be Polistes wattii which is pictured on both pBase and BirdsoMan where it is identified as the Arabian Paper Wasp. Your image is awesome.