The metric paper wasp (Polistes metricus) share nests with other wasps of the same species, sometimes reusing nests over multiple seasons.
European hornets (Vespa crabro) are the only true hornet that can be found in North America. They were introduced in the 1800s by the European settlers.
Eastern yellowjackets (Vespula maculifrons) are found in nests in buildings and recreational areas.
The dark paper wasp (Polistes fuscatus), also known as the northern paper wasp, are known to build their nests close to humans.
Blue-winged scoliid wasps (Scolia dubia) are also known as the two-spotted scoliid wasp.
The Guinea paper wasp (Polistes exclamans) is a social wasp, belonging to the Vespidae family.
The gold-marked threat-waisted wasp (Eremnophila aureonotata) has a blue-black body with gold patches that are distinctive to this species.
Galls (Callirhytis seminator) are very distinctive and the gall from the wool sower gall wasp is round and wool with brown and pink spots.
The Eastern cicada killer wasp (Sphecius speciosus) is a solitary digger wasp, also referred to as a sand hornet.
The bald-faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) is a yellowjacket wasp species with large colonies of up to seven hundred workers.