On 25 May 1995, a single foundress colony of Polistes dominulus (Christ) was discovered on a study site at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan (Oakland County). This is the first record of Polistes dominulus in the state of Michigan.
Judd, Timothy M. and Carpenter, James M.
"Polistes Dominulus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Found in Michigan,"
The Great Lakes Entomologist: Vol. 29
, Article 9.
Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol29/iss1/9