Paper Wasp, Red Wasp (Suggested Common Names) Polistes carolina (L.) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
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Paulus, Lizzie, and Andrea Lucky. 2016. “Paper Wasp, Red Wasp (Suggested Common Names) Polistes Carolina (L.) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae): EENY640/IN1112, 11/2015”. EDIS 2016 (2). Gainesville, FL:3.


This EDIS publication is an alternate version of a page published first on the Featured Creatures website. The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences. This 3-page fact sheet that discusses the paper wasp was written by Lizzie Paulus and Andrea Lucky, and published by the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, November 2015.

EENY640/IN1112: Paper Wasp, Red Wasp (Suggested Common Names) Polistes carolina (L.) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae) (
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