Potter Wasp from Canary Islands: Delta dimiatipenne

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Hi. Saw this wasp whilst on a field trip to Tenerife with the University. Need to identify it for a write up. Any ideas? Thanks
Dylan Davenport

Hi Dylan,
We are relatively certain this is a Paper Wasp. Eric Eaton has this to add: “The wasp is indeed a vespid of some kind, but definitely not Polistes (the specimen in the image has a stalked (“petiolate”) abdomen, whereas Polistes does not. This being a foreign insect, I can’t identify it any further than family, sorry. Eric”

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