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Genus Vespa - Hornets

ANOTHER LARGE MATURE EUROPEAN HORNET NEST - Vespa crabro European Hornet  Male? or Female? - Vespa crabro - female Tug-O-War with a Katydid - Gathering_2008 - Vespa crabro - female Vespa crabro?  with grasshoper prey - Vespa crabro European Hornet 30mm and Grasshopper prey - Vespa crabro - female Unknown Wasp/Hornet  - Vespa crabro European Hornet - Vespa crabro Asian Giant Hornet - Vespa mandarinia
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 (Hornets)
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