NOTE: The “Asian giant hornet” has been given a new name (as of Summer 2022), it is now the “northern giant hornet” for its common name for Vespa mandarinia.
Invasive species alert information
This information is relevant to both commercial farmers and homeowners.
Please be aware to exercise extreme caution as the Asian Giant Hornet stinger is longer than honeybees’ and their venom is more toxic. Multiple stings can cause hospitalization and even death.