[column width=”1/3″ place=”first” ] wasp control bug central[/column] [column width=”2/3″ place=”last” ]The Northern, or Paper, Wasp is about 3/4 to 1-inch long, slender, narrow-waisted with long legs and reddish-orange to dark brown or black in color with yellowish markings on the abdomen (rear body part). Paper-like nests, shaped like tiny umbrellas, are suspended by a short stem attached to eaves, window frames, porch ceilings, attic rafters, etc. Each nest consists of a horizontal layer or “tier” of circular comb of hexagonal (six-sided) cells not enclosed by a paper-like envelope. The ends of the cells are open with the heads of the larvae exposed to view.[/column]