Posts Tagged: Asian giant hornets
Wasps, Wasps, Wasps: Weird and Wonderful Wasps
Do you have a question about wasps or want to learn more about them? Be sure to attend the free and family friendly Bohart Museum of Entomology open...
This is the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia, dubbed by the news media as “the murder hornet." The Entomological Society of America recently established as its official common name, “northern giant hornet.” (Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Agriculture)
Good News on the Asian-Giant-Hornet News Front
California this year has faced the COVID-19 pandemic, disastrous wildfires, racial unrest, and political strife--a combination resulting in...
The Asian giant hornet measures a little less than two inches long. A nest was recently discovered and destroyed near Blaine, Wash. (Photo courtesy of the Washington Department of Agriculture)
Close-up of the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. (Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Agriculture)
Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Honing in On the Hornets!
Oh, the questions that Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, fielded at the Bohart's first-ever virtual symposium, held Friday...
Wasp expert Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, shows an Asian giant hornet specimen during the virtual open house May 22.
Like to color? You can download this illustration on the Bohart Museum website. It's the work of undergraduate student Meghan Crebbins-Oats.
Many insects, including this Jerusalem cricket, are being mistaken for the Asian giant hornet. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)