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 European hornet (Vespa crabro)




European hornet | Vespa crabro photo
Vespa crabro, commonly known simply as the "hornet"

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European hornet | Vespa crabro photo
Vespa crabro

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European hornet | Vespa crabro photo
Vespa crabro nest

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EUROPEAN HORNET FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Vespidae
Genus:Vespa
Species:crabro
Common Name:European hornet