Asian Giant Hornet Central

Breaking News!

First Asian Giant Hornet Nest Of 2021 Located (Washington State Department of Agriculture press release) August 20, 2021.

 

 

 

 

[Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Agriculture]

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  • CHECK OUT WSDA's cool Story Map on the Asian Giant Hornet
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[Photo: "Vespa mandarinia (Asian giant hornet) in Japan" by Alpsdake is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0]

Research on the Asian Giant Hornet

Close up of head of Asian giant hornet
June 8, 2020

ARS Takes On the Asian Giant Hornet

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ARS entomologist Matt Buffington working with an Asian giant hornet
August 6, 2020

Asian Giant Hornet Complete Genome Released by the Agricultural Research Service

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Asian giant hornet
October 29, 2020

USDA Lure Attracts Live Asian Giant Hornets, Helps Lead to Nest Discovery

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Smithsonian NMNH Biorepository technician, Daniel DiMichele, inspecting an Asian giant hornet
November 17, 2020

Asian Giant Hornets Arrive for Study and Preservation at the Smithsonian Biorepository

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Vespa mandarinia, Asian giant hornet (AGH) larve and pupa in specimen tubes
March 11, 2021

Mapping The Asian Giant Hornet's Genome

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ARS researcher makes lures that contain known wasp and hornet attractants for use in Asian giant hornet traps.
July 16, 2021

Asian Giant Hornet Research from Coast to Coast

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