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Wasp or bee nest - Dolichovespula

Wasp or bee nest - Dolichovespula
Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA
August 6, 2013
Found this nest outside under one of our windows. Didn't see any wasps/bees arounf it, and I didn't stick around too long...I'm allergic. Anyone know what type of wasp or bee it is?

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Moved from Dolichovespula.

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Moved from ID Request.
I suspect this is an aerial yellowjacket nest (Dolichovespula arenaria), rather than bald-faced hornet.

Hornet nest
We had these at our house... The bees looked like big, black body and a yellow and black stripped butt!
I found out they were... Bald-faced hornet: Bald-faced hornets start their nests in late May thru July and will stay active until Sept.-Oct. They have an exposed nest often found on eaves, in trees and in bushes. They do not nest in the ground and I have never seen one in a soffit or in a bird house. They can have very large nests equaling the size of a 5 gallon bucket. They are very aggressive defenders of their nests and surrounding areas. They also collect live bugs for feeding their young in the larva stage.
The baldfaced hornet is actually not a true hornet, but is an aerial nesting yellow jacket.
The queen is about 3/4˝ long, and the workers are about 1/2˝ long.

That's a Hornets Nest
That's a Hornets Nest

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