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Bald-faced Hornet

Dolichovespula maculata


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


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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