Paper Wasps are named after the paper-like nests they produce. They eat nectar and other insects, such as caterpillars and flies. Paper wasps will make nests on branches of trees and shrubs, ceilings, tops of windows, door frames, attics, ect.
Their nests are characterized by their open, comb like structure. Paper wasps are territorial and will generally only attack when they feel threatened. Their sting is painful and may cause allergic reactions.