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hornet's nest - Dolichovespula

hornet's nest - Dolichovespula
Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
December 20, 2000
Who's there?
Subfamily Vespinae, any ideas further down the ID ladder?

Moved from Dolichovespula.


Moved from ID Request.

if you can get it down
and rip it open there may be some dead bees in it, ive found them in nests before. possibly there will be cells left with dead larve too

too late
by 9 years ;)

hahaha happy turkey day!

Genus Dolichovespula
This to me looks like the work of D. arenaria, although Discover Life does not have Kansas as part of their distribution.

No way to be sure anyway

This was found about 3 miles from MO border if that makes any difference as for Discover Life. You could just as easily say it was found in Missouri.

this nest is

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