Insect and Bug ID forum→Is this the murder hornet ? (Canada)

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Mohski
May 5, 2020 1:24 AM CST
I found this bee looking or hornet looking bug inside my house could it be the murder hornet ?
please let me know I have no idea how they look
thanks,

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bumplbea
May 5, 2020 1:44 AM CST
It looks like a yellow jacket. The pics of the murder hornet are more of a orange in color and huge mandibles, one and a half inches or longer in length. If your unsure check with your local college extension service.

See pic here. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/0...
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StingraySteve
May 18, 2020 9:35 AM CST
no
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frogfan
Jun 23, 2020 2:43 PM CST
Not the murder hornet. Some species of wasps that look like yellow jackets have been established in recent times in N.A. the pic is not the best for id. But good enough not to be your concern.

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