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Photo#931
Hornets - Dolichovespula maculata

Hornets - Dolichovespula maculata
Canton, Georgia, USA
July 4, 2002

Bald-faced Hornets - Dolichovespula maculata
Very nice picture, showing how this species can merge in its natural environment, enlarging its nest without harming the bush which harbours it. Again, an already populous colony for the beginning of the summer, to compare with the situation in the North or in Europe.