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Photo#26519
Large Wasp - Vespa crabro

Large Wasp - Vespa crabro
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
July 31, 2005
Can anyone ID this? - Thanks

European Hornet, perhaps
Looks like European Hornet, Vespa crabro. Others will verify or refute, perhaps.

Patrick Coin
Durham, North Carolina

 
No question!
Yes, this is indeed a European hornet.