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Genus Vespa

European Hornet (Vespa crabro) - Vespa crabro Vespa crabro Large fat wasp - Vespa crabro - female Id help needed, cicada killer ? - Vespa crabro European Hornet - Vespa crabro - female Need Id Help on This Wasp or Hornet;Chester County,PA - Vespa crabro Large wasp - Cicada Killer? - Vespa crabro - female Species 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.
Internet References
Invasive Hornets Project. Images of all known Vespa species