Ottawa a hotspot for wasps in North America - Technology & Science - CBC News

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By Nicole Portillaro, CBC News Ottawa, November 21, 2016

If you're afraid of wasps, Ottawa is not the place to live.

A new study published in the journal Zookeys analyzed about 2,000 specimens of wasps from the Canadian National Collection of Insects collected between 1894 and 2010.

There are roughly 200 known wasp species from Canada and about 350 from North America.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/ottawa-wasps-subspecies-hotspot-1.3860237