Polistes dominula (European paper wasp)♂︎

Campsis radicans (Trumpet vine)

Last update: 21 August 2022


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


Among the foraging wasps in the garden the European paper wasp (Polistes dominula) [1] is well represented this year. Previous years the species was limited to one or two foraging specimen on Fennel and especially Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans). A first for this year are the visiting males, at least two specimen. This male drank nectar at the bottom of the tube shaped Trumpet vine flower.

European paper wasp ♂︎ (Polistes dominula), imago on Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans)


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