New sighting of Asian hornet in GB

 

See press release from APHA/DEFRA here…..https://www.gov.uk/government/news/asian-hornet-identified-in-lancashire

if you think you have seen one of these please enter your records at the 3 options highlighted on the poster below right.

Please take photographs and submit them to assist confirmation by the experts;

Vespa velutina nigrithorax; museum set specimen, dorsal view. Live insect from Jardin des Plantes, Toulouse, France.

 

 

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