Wasps at Work

European Paper Wasps, Polistes dominula

Wasps at Work

These European Paper Wasps (Polistes dominula) are shaving away bits of a wooden shovel handle, which they'll chew up and add to their nest. I don't mind having these wasps living under my eave because they are predators of the sawfly larvae that eat my roses!

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