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Photo#335467
Baldfaced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - male

Baldfaced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - Male
Rancocas Woods, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
September 20, 2009
Size: Maybe around 19 mm?
Found walking on the ground with a broken wing. I think this is Dolichovespula maculata (Baldfaced Hornet). Is it a female? More images available.

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Baldfaced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - male Baldfaced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - male

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Yes; no
Yes, bald-faced "hornet." No, this is a male specimen.

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