Vespa crabro Linnaeus 1758 (Family Vespidae)


Worker

Length: Queen 25-35mm, Worker 18-25mm, Male 21-28mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - October
(Earliest: 4.6)

Protective Chemicals
Amines Histamine
Other Kinin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Principal Food:
(Larva)

Diptera

Hymenoptera

Lepidoptera

Other Insecta

Araneae
Nest:
Tree Cavity

Atlas Hymenoptera: Vespa crabro
BWARS: Vespa crabro
Nature Spot: Hornet - Vespa crabro


Pictures © 2003, 2009 J.K. Lindsey

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