Bald-faced Hornet Sightings

Order: Hymenoptera Family: Vespidae Genus: Dolichovespula Species: Dolichovespula maculata

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Common Name: Bald-faced Hornet
Species: Dolichovespula maculata
Record#: 4680
Date Sighted: 2016-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: Shillier
Site Description: My kitchen, it's cozy, the cabinets cause probably use an upgrade.
Comment : This guy flew in at 10pm, I noticed he looked a little unusual so I caught him and sure enough he was all white where there done should'uv been all yella!


 
Common Name: Bald-faced Hornet
Species: Dolichovespula maculata
Record#: 382
Date Sighted: 2010-09-20 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bald-faced Hornet in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small meadow in Cole Harbour Heritage Trail
Comment : Also called white-faced hornet or white-tailed hornet. White markings on head, abdomen and tail very unique. Uncommon this far north.


 
Common Name: Bald-faced Hornet
Species: Dolichovespula maculata
Record#: 491
Date Sighted: 2007-06-09 #Seen: 50
User#: aptk_2000
View full size photo of Bald-faced Hornet in 9 Mile Richardson Hwy, Alaska, USASite Description: Open meadow near the Tanana River
Comment : Every year there seems to be some population explosion in the insect world, this year it was these hornets