Paper wasp identification for pest control in ME, MA, and NH

Paper Wasps

Adults are about 5/8 – 3/4 inch long. They are usually brownish with yellow markings, though some have been known to have reddish markings.

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Where Does It Live?

Paper wasps will hang their comb nests from branches, twigs, and shrubs. These wasps will sting if these nests are approached or tampered with. You can find nests hung from windows, door frames, eaves, attic rafters, decks, or railings.

What Is Their Diet?

Paper wasps feed on sweet nectar and other soft-bodied insects.

What Is Their Reproduction Cycle?

Paper wasps are social and their life revolved around the paper nest that is characteristic of the insects in this group.

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