| Vespa orientalis Linnaeus, 1771|
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Vespidae |
| Oriental Hornet Maltese name not known|
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Largest wasp to be found in Europe and Malta. Feeds on nectar for its own energy but is a predator of other insects to feed its larvae.
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