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European Hornet

Vespa crabro

Description:

The European hornet Vespa crabro, commonly known simply as the "hornet", is the largest European eusocial wasp. The queen measures 25 to 50 mm (1–2 in) long; males and workers are smaller. (Wikipedia)

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rippie772011
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rippie772011

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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