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Vespa crabro

Observed: 28th September 2011 By: Morwenstow_MoleMorwenstow_Mole’s reputation in InvertebratesMorwenstow_Mole’s reputation in Invertebrates
Hornet front
Hornet front 1

Seen to land near the edge of the sea then struggle to lift off the wet sand. Subsequently headed inland.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hornet (Vespa crabro) interacts


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Looking at the colour and the length of the antennae, I'd say this was a male. Posting a larger photo might help - if we have more pixels we can zoom in more.

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