Insects and Spiders - native

Bald-faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) on Aug 30, 2023

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

Black and white hornet that matches all reference photos.


Thank you for your report! Yes, that looks like Bald-faced hornet. It's a native species and common everywhere. They can be aggressive so be careful if there is a nest.

Tom Valente
Aug. 31, 2023, 1:16 a.m.