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Bald-faced Hornet

Dolichovespula maculata

Description:

This black and white social wasp often builds its paper nests high in trees, but occasionally lower. Colonies can number in the thousands.

Habitat:

Eastern deciduous forests and old fields.

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Gordon Dietzman
Spotted by
Gordon Dietzman

Roseville, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Feb 7, 2014
Submitted on Feb 7, 2014

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