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Bald faced hornet nest

Dolichovespula maculata

Description:

Large insect nest - not quite a paper wasp nest, but similar - hanging high up a tall tree far out on a limb. Appreciate any better ideas!

Habitat:

Woods of southeastern Pennsylvania USA

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3 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Thanks. I have a spotting of them too.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/719...

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 10 years ago

Thank you dandoucette! I do.

Here's another link with good info: http://bugguide.net/node/view/2890

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Do you think it might be a Bald-faced Hornet nest?
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/722...

Mostly Microbe
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Mostly Microbe

New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Oct 3, 2011

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