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Genus Vespa

What wasp is this? - Vespa crabro Large wasp? - Vespa crabro - male Boring insect and damage on fringe tree.  August 2012, Virginia. - Vespa crabro Large fat wasp - Vespa crabro - female European Hornet - Vespa crabro Wasp ID Request - Which species? - Vespa crabro Brown and Yellow Hornet or Wasp - Vespa crabro European Hornet - Vespa crabro
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Vespoidea (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies)
Family Vespidae (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps)
Subfamily Vespinae (Hornets and Yellowjackets)
Genus Vespa
Numbers
A single exotic species in our area(1). The species is native to Europe and Asia.