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European hornet
Vespa crabro Linnaeus

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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Feature(s)
Robert W. Matthews
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
Paul Webb
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
Jim Baker
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
Jim Baker
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
Jim Baker
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
John A. Weidhass
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
Adult(s)
Paul Webb
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European hornet
Vespa crabro
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David Stephens

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Vespidae
Subfamily: Vespinae
Genus: Vespa

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ISBIAIA

Categories

Category: Invertebrate Predators

References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 2. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm