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baldfaced hornet – Dolichovespula maculata

baldfaced hornet - Dolichovespula maculata

Dolichovespula maculata is known as the baldfaced hornet even though it belongs to one of the two genera—Vespula and Dolichovespula—collectively termed yellowjackets. (Photo credit: David Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

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