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Subject: Wasp Nest
Location: Southeastern North Carolina (Swampland)
November 17, 2012 4:27 pm
Hi Bugman!
I live in southeastern North Carolina. My dad got attacked by a bunch of wasps when going to his deer stand this fall. He didn’t get stung (supposingly) but he described the wasps as very aggressive and swarming. Here is a picture of the nest. He said they were bees, but upon looking on the nest, Im pretty positive they are bees. Someone called them ”bee-wasps” and apparently thats something different from yellowjackets. Here is the picture!
Signature: Ryan

Bald Faced Hornet Nest

Dear Ryan,
This looks to us like the nest of the Bald Faced Hornet.  The Bald Faced Hornet is a black and white social wasp.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: North Carolina

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