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      Vespula velutina in spring (Photo: Jean Haxaire) - Click for full size   Vespula velutina soldier (Photo: Jean Haxaire) - Click for full size
    Taxonomic name: Vespa velutina nigrithorax de Buysson, 1905
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    Common names: Asian black hornet, Asian hornet, Frelon à pattes jaunes (French), frelon asiatique (French), yellow-legged hornet
    Organism type: insect
    Geographical range
    Native range: Southeast Asia
    Known introduced range: France
    Compiled by: IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Last Modified: Thursday, 17 February 2011


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