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Bald-faced hornet

Dolichovespula maculata

Description:

Approximately 18" tall

Habitat:

Nest located behind solar panel at edge of parking lot in wildlife refuge


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1 Comment

LauraLOVESbirds
LauraLOVESbirds 5 months ago

Thanks ForestDragon!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 months ago

Likely a Bald-faced Hornet nest. They build some impressive nests for sure! https://bugguide.net/node/view/2890

Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.40, Long: -71.46

Spotted on Oct 14, 2018
Submitted on Oct 15, 2018

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