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 07795 845933.

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

Asian hornet (Vespa velutina) for comparison

 Queen up to 30mm long, worker up to 25mm long
 Legs yellow at the ends
 Dark brown / black abdomen with a yellow / orange band on 4th segment
 Head dark from above, orange from front
 Dark coloured antennae
 Entirely black velvety thorax
 Never active at night
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