The Entomological Society of America announced in July 2022 that it has officially named this insect the yellow-legged hornet to comply with Society policies discouraging geographic references for invasive species.
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Asian giant hornet
“Asian hornet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asian%20hornet. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.
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