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Common name
frelon asiatique (French), Asian black hornet (English), Asian hornet (English), yellow-legged hornet (English), Frelon à pattes jaunes (French)
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Summary

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Compiler: IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2011-02-17

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2018) Species profile: Vespa velutina nigrithorax. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1803 on 19-11-2018.

Management Info
Preventative measures: Please follow this link to a Species alert for the Asian Hornet - Vespa velutina issued by the Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat as part of the GB Rapid Response protocol.\r\n
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Informations on Vespa velutina nigrithorax has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Management information
Preventative measures: Please follow this link to a Species alert for the Asian Hornet - Vespa velutina issued by the Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat as part of the GB Rapid Response protocol.\r\n
Bibliography
24 references found for Vespa velutina nigrithorax

Managment information
de Haro, Luc; Labadie, Magali; Chanseau, Pierre; Cabot, Claudine; Blanc-Brisset, Ingrid; Penouil, Francoise; Natl Coordination Comm Toxicovigil, 2010. Medical consequences of the Asian black hornet (Vespa velutina) invasion in Southwestern France. Toxicon. 55(2-3). FEB-MAR 2010. 650-652
Mollet, T & De La Torre, C. 2007. Fiche Technique Apicole. Vespa velutina - frelon asiatique. Bull. Tech. Apic. 33(4), 2006, 203-208.
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/fichesEspece/Vespa_velutina_fichiers/Mollet_Torre_2007.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant 2008. Apis cerana se d�fend contre Vespa velutina : observations dans le massif forestier du Bi Doup, Vietnam (Hym.). Bulletin de la Soci�t� entomologique de France, 113 (3), 2008 : 312.
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/fichesEspece/Vespa_velutina_fichiers/Villemant%202008_BSEF.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant 2008. Vespa velutina en France. Vid�oprojection. Document INPN, 18 p.
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/fichesEspece/Vespa_velutina_fichiers/Villemant%202008_Vespa%20velutina%20en%20France.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant 2008. Une deuxi�me esp�ce de frelon pour la faune de France. Annales de la Soci�t� d Histoire Naturelle et d Horticulture de l H�rault, 148(3) : 53-56.
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/fichesEspece/Vespa_velutina_fichiers/Villemant%202008_Ann%20Soc%20Hist%20Nat%20Hort%20Herault.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant C., Haxaire J.P. & Streito J.C. 2006. La d�couverte du Frelon asiatique Vespa velutina, en France. Insectes, 143 : 3-7.
Summary: Available from: http://www.inra.fr/opie-insectes/pdf/i143villemant-haxaire-streito.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant C., Haxaire J.P. & Streito J.C. 2006. Premier bilan de l�invasion de Vespa velutina Lepeletier en France (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Bulletin de la Soci�t� Entomologique de France, 111 : 447-450.
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/fichesEspece/Vespa_velutina_fichiers/Villemant%20et%20al%202006%20BSEF.pdf [Accessed 16 February 2011]
Villemant, Claire; Haxaire, Jean; Streito, Jean-Claude, 2006. First assessment of Vespa velutina Lepeletier spread in France (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France. 111(4). DEC 2006. 535-538.
Villemant C., Rome Q. & Haxaire J. 2010. Le Frelon asiatique (Vespa velutina). In Mus�um national d Histoire naturelle [Ed]. 2010. Inventaire national du Patrimoine naturel
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/isb/servlet/ISBServlet?action=Espece&typeAction=10&pageReturn=ficheEspeceFiche.jsp&numero_taxon=433590 [Accessed 15 February 2011]
General information
Builles, Stephane, 2008. Knowledge on the Asian hornet! [Vespa velutina Lepeletier (Hymenopera Vespidae)]. Bulletin de la Societe Linneenne de Bordeaux. 36(3). 2008. 243-248.
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL), 2010. Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836
Summary: Available from: http://www.eol.org/pages/259340 [Accessed 6 December 2010]
Foucart, Antoine, 2008. New observations of Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836 in the department of the Gard (Hymenoptera Vespidae). Entomologiste (Paris). 64(6). NOV-DEC 2008. 354.
Haxaire, Jean; Bouguet, Jean-Pierre; Tamisier, Jean-Philippe, 2006. Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836, a formidable addition for French fauna (Hym., Vespidae). Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France. 111(2). JUN 2006. 194.
Hengoat, Jean-Jacques, 2008. The asian hornet (Hymenoptera vespidae) in the Coubre forest (Charente-Maritime) Entomologiste (Paris). 64(3). MAY-JUN 2008. 192
Ken, Tan; Hepburn, H. R.; Radloff, S. E.; Yu Yusheng; Liu Yiqiu; Zhou Danyin; Neumann, P., 2005. Heat-balling wasps by honeybees. Naturwissenschaften. 92(10). OCT 2005. 492-495
Mus�um national d Histoire naturelle [Ed]. 2003-2010. Vespa velutina nigrithorax de Buysson, 1905. Inventaire national du Patrimoine naturel
Summary: Available from: http://inpn.mnhn.fr/isb/servlet/ISBServlet?action=Espece&typeAction=10&pageReturn=ficheEspeceDescription.jsp&numero_taxon=433590 [Accessed 15 February 2011]
Nguyen, Lien T. P.; Sait, Fuki; Kojima, Jun-ichi; Carpenter, James M., 2006. Vespidae of Viet Nam (Insecta : Hymenoptera) 2. Taxonomic notes on Vespinae. Zoological Science (Tokyo). 23(1). JAN 2006. 95-104.
Perrard, Adrien; Haxaire, Jean; Rowtais, Agnes; Villemant, Claire, 2009. Observations on the colony activity of the Asian hornet Vespa velutina Lepeletier 1836 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Vespinae) in France. Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France. 45(1). JAN-MAR 2009. 119-127.
Tan Ken, Wang Jian-ming, Liu Yi-qiu, Zhou Dan-yin, Reduction of foraging activity by A.cerana colonies attacked by Vespa velutina. Journal of Bee (Monthly 2004 (2))
Villemant, Claire, 2008. Apis cerana protects itself against Vespa velutina : observations in the forest massif of Bi Doup, Vietnam (Hym.) Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France. 113(3). SEP 2008. 312.
Contact
The following 2 contacts offer information an advice on Vespa velutina nigrithorax
Quentin,
Rome
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Museum National d Histoire Naturelle Entomologie CP50 45 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris (France)
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Villemant,
Claire
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Mus�um National d Histoire Naturelle D�partement Syst�matique & Evolution OSEB, UMR7205 MNHN-CNRS CP50 Entomologie 45 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris France
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