Originally reported as Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia)
Submitter has sample
See attached image
Aug. 2, 2022, 4:12 p.m.
Western Cicada-killer Wasp information on iNaturalist
On 07/31/2022 at approximately 12 PM I killed a "Murder Hornet" at the Harpham Flat boat ramp on the Deschutes river in Wasco county near Maupin, OR. I do have the specimen. It was drinking water at the edge of the river where rafts "put in."
Tom Valente Oregon Department of Agriculture
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