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Greater banded hornet

Vespa tropica


is a tropical species of hornet found in Southeast Asia, from Afghanistan to New Guinea. It is medium sized, worker's length is of about 25 mm. The head is dark brown/red, the abdomen is black with a large yellow stripe.

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Bengaluru (ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು), Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jan 3, 2012
Submitted on Jan 17, 2012

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