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Bald faced hornet

Scientific Name
Dolichovespula maculata
Scientific Author
(Linnaeus, 1763)
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Dolichovespula maculata is a North American insect commonly called the bald-faced hornet (or white-faced hornet or white-tailed hornet).
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
02/03/2012 02:17 AEST
Last Updated
08/03/2012 13:30 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2012) Bald faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) Updated on 3/8/2012 1:30:43 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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