Geographic location of the bug: Northwest Florida
Time: 02:35 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman : Are you able to assist me ID this man. He appears to be like like a crimson wasp however his wings look black
The way you need your letter signed: Lin
It is a Paper Wasp within the genus Polistes, and we consider we now have accurately recognized it as a High quality-Backed Pink Paper Wasp, Polistes carolina, thanks to pictures on BugGuide. Primarily based on the BugGuide data web page, there are a number of species that look comparable.
Now we should take the time to apologize to you for the delay in our response and we need to let our readers know that Daniel’s hiatus has hopefully ended. Since his final posting on October 30, he ended a month keep in Ohio, took the prepare again throughout nation, and accomplished educating fall semester.
Daniel by no means had a chance to declare a Bug of the Month for November 2021, and although the month has lengthy ended, this Paper Wasp is an ideal candidate for that distinction since BugGuide signifies they’re generally sighted in “Summer season-fall.”