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Don't know where else to ask this but figured this is as good a place as any. Discovered a bee/wasp in the house and looking out the window there seems to be a colony in our window frames..little holes where the bees/waspa are flying in and out. I'm attaching a photo, if someone can tell me what kind of creature this is, I wouldn't highly appreciate it. Thanks!
 

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Hi,

Don't know where else to ask this but figured this is as good a place as any. Discovered a bee/wasp in the house and looking out the window there seems to be a colony in our window frames..little holes where the bees/waspa are flying in and out. I'm attaching a photo, if someone can tell me what kind of creature this is, I wouldn't highly appreciate it. Thanks!
It's a wasp, if you want it gone you will want to spray. It is NOT a honey bee if you thought it was
 

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Looking more closely, it actually appears to be a "european paper wasp" and not a yellow jacket. The giveaways are the orange-color antennae and the black mandibles. Apparently they are now invasive to the USA primarily in the northeast, but there may be more unreported states. Here is a link to the wiki page with pictures.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_paper_wasp
 
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