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White/ Bald Face Hornet

 The bald-faced hornet is not a true hornet but is a relative of the yellow jacket and other A bald-faced hornet infestation is clearly visible with the presence of a nest, which would be suspended above the ground. There will also be worker bald-faced hornets flying around the nest and nearby area if there is an infestation. wasps.

Identification & Facts (Dolichovespula maculata)

These pests are protective of their nests and will aggressively attack and sting people and animals they deem a threat.

The nests that they create can become quite large over time, sometimes being as big as a basketball. Bald-faced hornet colonies can have between 100 and 400 members living in it.

Bald faced hornets are some of the most aggressive species we encounter. Do not take on a established nest on your own. Give Ellington Pest a call. We will be quick and provide emergency services on weekends as well!

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