Polistine Wasp

Agelaia cf. areata

Agelaia cf. areata, in the paper wasp group


Family: Vespidae

Subfamily: Polistinae

Tribe: Epiponini


The thirty-one species of Agelaia are distributed from Mexico to northern Argentina (Hanson and Gauld, eds., 2006).

In Agelaia areata the body is yellow with black markings.

Photo notes: Sacatepéquez department, Guatemala.

Determined by Leopoldo Castro, Spain.

Agelaia cf. areata, wasp photo

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