Vespa velutina

Yellow-Legged Hornet is on the move! basnagala.1@osu.edu Tue, 03/26/2024 - 11:54
Commonly known as Yellow-Legged Hornet - Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836, was first recorded in Georgia and South Carolina in the fall of 2023. This species is a great threat to local honey bee populations in the US.
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Suranga Basnagala
Kayla Perry

No Asian Hornets in the U.S.

When you read or hear about "Asian hornets," you need to keep two things in mind. First, the "Asian" moniker has been commonly applied to at least three hornet species native to various Asian regions. The second thing to remember is that none of these hornets have been found living in the U.S.
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Joe Boggs