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Vespa orientalis  Linnaeus, 1771
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Vespidae
Oriental Hornet     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
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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