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What You Need to Know About That Invasive Giant Hornet

This is a female Vespa mandarinia japonica by Yasunori Koide. (Creative Commons photo)

It's good to see Washington State University Extension's newly published, updated fact sheet on the Asian giant hornet, Vespa...

This is a female Vespa mandarinia japonica by Yasunori Koide. (Creative Commons photo)
This is a female Vespa mandarinia japonica by Yasunori Koide. (Creative Commons photo)

This is a female Vespa mandarinia japonica by Yasunori Koide. (Creative Commons photo)

Screen shot of the life cycle that appears in the WSU Extension fact sheet on the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Courtesy of WSU)
Screen shot of the life cycle that appears in the WSU Extension fact sheet on the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Courtesy of WSU)

Screen shot of the life cycle that appears in the WSU Extension fact sheet on the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Courtesy of WSU)

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 2:13 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Pest Management

Trapping the Asian Giant Hornet

These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.

Just when folks were beginning to think "it may be over and done" regarding Asian giant hornet sightings,  it's not. The Washington State...

This is the Asian giant hornet trapped July 14 at Birch Bay, Whatcom County, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Food and Agriculture)
This is the Asian giant hornet trapped July 14 at Birch Bay, Whatcom County, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Food and Agriculture)

This is the Asian giant hornet trapped July 14 at Birch Bay, Whatcom County, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Food and Agriculture)

These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.
These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.

These Asian giant hornet images from the Washington State Department of Agriculture shows (from left), an example of a worker; the specimen collected July 14; an example of the queen.

This map on Stephane De Greef's Facebook page,
This map on Stephane De Greef's Facebook page, "Is This a Murder Hornet," shows the 10-mile radius where the Asian giant hornets were found. (Map courtesy of Stephane De Greef)

This map on Stephane De Greef's Facebook page, "Is This a Murder Hornet," shows the 10-mile radius where the Asian giant hornets were found. (Map courtesy of Stephane De Greef)

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 3:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Lynn Kimsey Sheds Light on Asian Giant Hornets

The Asian giant hornet. (Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Remember those Asian giant hornets, which the news media dubbed "the murder hornets?" No, they're not back, but they are in the news. Or...

The Asian giant hornet. (Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)
The Asian giant hornet. (Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

The Asian giant hornet. (Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 4:06 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Ready for the May 22th Bohart Museum Virtual Open House?

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

If Lynn Kimsey, who directs the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, had her say, the Asian giant hornets would NOT be nicknamed “the...

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)
The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

The Asian giant hornet, detected twice in North America last fall: a colony on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (destroyed) and a dead hornet in Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Some of the butterfly specimens at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. The museums houses a global collection of nearly 8 million insects. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 4:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Got a Question About Wasps?

This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, that was detected and destroyed on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in September 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Do you have a question about wasps? Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and UC Davis professor of...

This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, that was detected and destroyed on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in September 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)
This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, that was detected and destroyed on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in September 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, that was detected and destroyed on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in September 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)

This is an illustration that appears in the current edition of the journal Insect Systematics and Diversity.  It is the work of Allan Smith-Pardo of USDA.
This is an illustration that appears in the current edition of the journal Insect Systematics and Diversity. It is the work of Allan Smith-Pardo of USDA.

This is an illustration that appears in the current edition of the journal Insect Systematics and Diversity. It is the work of Allan Smith-Pardo of USDA.

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 5:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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