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Vol du frelon oriental

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Vespa orientalis Linné, 1771

Nom(s) vernaculaire(s): Frelon oriental, Oriental hornet
  • Mode of identification Etude du spécimen , A vue
  • Degree of certainty (%) 100 %


  • Date of recording September 23, 2007
  • Localisation
  • Temperature 28 °C
  • Behavioural context Sound was recorded when the hornets were patrolling in front of Apis mellifera cypria colonies searching for bees to attack. Because of fast motions, it was impossible to maintain a specific distance and angle between the microphone and the flying hornet
  • Habitat Rucher