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Wasp fight - Dolichovespula maculata - female

Wasp fight - Dolichovespula maculata - Female
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
August 31, 2007
Size: 1-2"
Found these 2 wasps fighting on a bridge over a creek; they look male from the antennae but I'm no expert!

Bald Faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata)
A large worker preying on a Yellowjacket (Vespula sp.) worker. Males have longer antennae and seven abdominal segments.

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