Paper Wasp

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Paper Wasp


Scientific Name: Polistes Dominula
Commonly Found : Europe , North America , Asia
Length: up to 20 mm


Paper Wasp facts

"Paper Wasp" also known as the Umbrella Wasp, they are vespid wasps that gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they then mix with saliva , and use to construct water-resistant nests made of gray or brown papery material . They are one of the most common and well-known species of social wasps in its family. It has superior survival value over many other wasp species during a shortage of resources due to its diverse diet . Their sting can be fatal by causing an allergic reaction, Salivary proteins harvested from Paper Wasps nests have been cloned for use as a waterproof coating used in the manufacturing 
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