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Photo#100240
Bald-Faced Hornet Queen - Dolichovespula maculata - female

Bald-Faced Hornet Queen - Dolichovespula maculata - Female
Norris City, White County, Illinois, USA
March 28, 2007
Size: Approx. 1 1/8 inch long
A Bald-Faced Hornet queen.

Yes
This is a female (probably queen based on size) Bald-faced hornet, Dolichovespula maculata. ... And a very nice shot of one at that. Nice photo.