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European Hornet Attack on Paper Wasp Nest - Vespa crabro

European Hornet Attack on Paper Wasp Nest - Vespa crabro
Whitepath Road area, Gilmer County, Georgia, USA
August 5, 2011
Size: not recorded
In the above photo, a European Hornet has a chunk of paper wasp egg material in its mandibles. Part of the (just bitten) paper wasp egg is in the upper right brood cell.
There is a 9-shot set (click this) on Flickr of this European Hornet attacking a paper wasp species parent and then raiding the paper wasp nest.

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