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Asian Hornet Identification Sheet now available

18 October 2011

Asian Hornet Identification Sheet now available

Vespa velutina, sometimes known as the 'Asian Hornet’ is an invasive non-native species from Asia. It has recently arrived in France where it is spreading rapidly. As a highly effective predator of insects, including honey bees and other beneficial species, it can cause significant losses to bee colonies, other native species and potentially ecosystems.

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