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European Hornet

Vespa Crabro


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.


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


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
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Daniel Prince

Tennessee, USA

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

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