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Asian Giant Hornets Arrive for Study and Preservation at ARS and Smithsonian Biorepository

Dan Industry News Release, Pollinators, Research, USDA

(USDA/ARS) — Five Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), from the first nest found in the United States, have taken a trip across the country to a Washington, D.C. area Agricultural Research Service (ARS) facility and the Smithsonian for study and preservation. ARS research entomologist Matt Buffington with the ARS Systematic Entomology Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, accepted delivery of the flash …