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There Are About 20 Hornet Species, And Yes, Hornets Are Wasps

Hornets are wasps of the genusVespa, closely related to (and resembling) yellow jackets. There are about 20 hornet species. Most live in tropical Asia, but the insects are also found in Europe, Africa, and North America, where the European hornet was introduced by humans. These social insects... more
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