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What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro

What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro
Arlington County, Virginia, USA
October 1, 2009
Size: about 2.5 cm
Some kind of wasp?

I found this critter on a sidewalk and took it home. It kept walking up my arm and I kept putting it down by my hand. It actually disappeared inside the house briefly, but I found it and got it back outside.

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What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

looks like the European Hornet, Vespa crabro
to me.


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