ID#: 17475
This is a lateral, or side view of a mounted, Bald-faced hornet, Dolichovespula maculata. Though named as a hornet, this wasp is not a true hornet from the genus, Vespa, but is more closely related to the yellow jackets.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. M.V. Smith, Assoc. Prof. Dept. of Agriculture, Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Creation Date: 1965
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.