All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>European Hornet</strong>
<em>Vespa crabro*</em>
Oak Ridge, TN
May 11, 2010

This huge hornet was introduced from Europe into New York in 1840. These large, "true hornets" are aggressive and will defend their nests. My next-door neighbor's ...
European Hornet
Vespa crabro*
Oak Ridge, TN
May 11, 2010

This huge hornet was introduced from Europe into New York in 1840. These large, "true hornets" are aggressive and will defend their nests. My next-door neighbor's son brought this insect over after they caught her in their house. I photographed her in 2 petri dishes.

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