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Wasp or hornet nest

Observed: 22nd May 2010 By: axolotl67
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Description:

Seen hanging from a country cottage window arch.

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eucera's picture

Wasp Nest

This is a classic example of a queen nest of the Median Wasp, Dolichovespula media. The spout will eventually be built over as the season progresses. The nest will reach maturity by late July or early August, and will be abandoned by mid-September

Stuart
Chairman BWARS
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oceanlis2000's picture

Dolichovespula media

Great photos, a pleasure to see