Paper Wasp Nest

Subject:  Paper Wasps Geographic location of the bug:  Chesapeake, VA Date: 09/08/2021 Time: 10:01 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi Bugman! Some resourceful paper wasps have taken advantage of the gap in the screen of our daughter’s bedroom window.  She was initially afraid of them but we are using the nest as a … Read more

Paper Wasp Nest in Australia

Subject:  Mud Wasps? Geographic location of the bu:  Sadleir NSW Date: 01/21/2019 Time: 09:27 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi the wasps in the pic are living on my clothes line can u please tell me if they are mud wasps n what kind? Also if they are aggressive how can i remove … Read more

Paper Wasp

Subject:  Polistes flavus Geographic location of the bug:  Tucson, Arizona Date: 06/30/2018 Time: 4:27 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman: P.S. You might be interested in the attached photo of Polistes flavus “walking on water.” Kathy is always rescuing waterlogged honeybees, but she photographed these wasps landing on the surface of the pool, taking a … Read more

European Paper Wasp Nest

Subject:  Inside a European Paper Wasp nest Geographic location of the bug:  Tonasket, WA Date: 01/22/2018 Time: 11:00 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I think I can only send one picture at a time.  There’s 3. At the end of the hatching season, these1/2 dozen or so had a hole chewed in the … Read more

Paper Wasp

Subject:  Wasp? Geographic location of the bug:  Adelaide Australia Date: 10/17/2017 Time: 03:33 AM EDT Hi I’m just wondering if you can tell me what bug this is theres little things like this all over the outside of house How you want your letter signed:  Email This is a Paper Wasp in the genus Polistes, … Read more

Paper Wasp Nest

Subject: Mystery Nest thing Location: Oklahoma, USA August 13, 2017 11:02 pm This is up above out back doorway and I cant find it anywhere on google or anywhere! Mum thought it was a birds nest… Signature: Edward Dear Edward, This appears to be the nest of a Paper Wasp in the genus Polistes.  The … Read more