Montgomeryshire Beekeepers Association
Asian Hornet (AH) - What we can do to assist most effectively

If you think you have spotted an Asian Hornet please, if possible, take a photo and send to 07787160930.

Please then call the same number to verify and give location details to our AH coordinator.

Asian hornet (Vespa velutina) for comparison

ﰠQueen up to 30mm long, worker up to 25mm long
ﰠLegs yellow at the ends
ﰠDark brown / black abdomen with a yellow / orange band on 4th segment
ﰠHead dark from above, orange from front
ﰠDark coloured antennae
ﰠEntirely black velvety thorax
ﰠNever active at night
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