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Hornet ID? - Dolichovespula maculata

Hornet ID? - Dolichovespula maculata
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 7, 2005
Size: 3cm
Obviously the flash I needed to use to get this photo is interefering with the clarity here, and probably the color as well. But the insect was at the most colored with pale yellow.

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Baldfaced Hornet - Queen - Dolichovespula maculata - female Hornet ID? - Dolichovespula maculata

bald faced hornet
this hornet is called a bald faced hornet, and is naturally that color. the camera did nothing.

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