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Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets

Baldfaced hornet - Dolichovespula maculata Dolichovespula norvegicoides? - Dolichovespula norvegicoides - male Unknown Wasp - Dolichovespula arenaria Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria Bald-faced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata Yellow Jacket - Dolichovespula arenaria Bald-faced Yellow Jacket - Dolichovespula maculata Wasp ~14mm - Dolichovespula arenaria

hornet - Vespa crabro European giant hornet - Vespa crabro European hornet - Vespa crabro European Hornet - Vespa crabro European hornet - Vespa crabro - male Vespa crabro - female Wasp - Vespa crabro European Hornet? - Vespa crabro

Vespula squamosa - female German Yellowjacket worker - Vespula germanica - female Vespula maculifrons Vespula - Vespula alascensis Unknown wasp - Vespula squamosa Vespinae - Vespula consobrina Vespinae - Vespula infernalis - female Wasp found inside. - Vespula vidua - female

WASP NEST MUSEUM WASP NEST MUSEUM Wasp nest? wasp nest Sandhills Hornet? Queen? Wasp nest Yellowjacket/Hornet Nest Paper Wasp or Bald faced Hornet's Nest?