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How To Identify Paper Wasps: Everything You Need To Know

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Paper wasps are one of the most common types of wasps in North America. They are easily recognized by their long, slender bodies and their wings, which are darker than the rest of their bodies. Paper wasps are also characterized by their long legs, which they use to hang upside down from their... more
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What is a Paper Wasp

Paper wasps get their common name from the paper-like material out of which they make their nests. Paper wasps are sometimes called umbrella wasps, after the shape of their distinctive nests. Paper wasps are a group of several species of vespid wasp. These stinging insects are semi-social... more
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Spring Is Wasp Season; How To Spot A Wasp Infestation

So you've seen one or two wasps. Before you freak out and gear up to go destroy the nest, make sure the problem is serious. They may be passing through, or their nest may be too far to bother you on a regular basis. Make sure by checking on the signs that you have a wasp infestation! Season:... more
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