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European Hornet

Vespa Crabro

Description:

Winged insect of yellow and dark brown coloration with black/dark brown banding with near tear drop like elements to banding. Stinger is not exposed. Large mandibles, eyes have chitin covering portions.

Habitat:

Four of the same species were spotted feasting on sap coming from a Persimmon tree.

Notes:

One of the same species was found dead on the ground 8-12 inches below the four feasting on sap.

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Daniel Prince
Spotted by
Daniel Prince

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Sep 16, 2016
Submitted on Sep 16, 2016

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