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Species Account for Vespa crabro

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Vespa crabro  Linnaeus, 1758
The Hornet
Aculeata: Vespidae

Vespa crabro Copyright: Peter Harvey

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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data

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Saproxylic species

Records: 242
First Record: 1935
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 42
Pre-1992 hectads: 4
Total hectads: 43
Additional Phenology Data


European Hornets - Vespa crabro - May 2021 - Pound Wood
European Hornets - Vespa crabro - May 2021 - Pound Wood
Hornet stinging Speckled Wood
Hornet stinging Speckled Wood
Hornet consuming Speckled Wood
Hornet consuming Speckled Wood
Hornets' nest
Hornets' nest
Vespa crabro
Vespa crabro

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 17 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 2 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 242 records with habitat detail and method information)

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