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Thread: 'Waspy' thing? - id if you can please

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    Default 'Waspy' thing? - id if you can please

    ok i only have a description to go by here as it was not myself that saw it.

    length overall about 2"
    bottom 0.5" was a 'sting'
    shaped very similar to a wasp
    orange and black

    any ideas please?
    seen down at scrabster harbour area today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tugmistress View Post
    ok i only have a description to go by here as it was not myself that saw it.

    length overall about 2"
    bottom 0.5" was a 'sting'
    shaped very similar to a wasp
    orange and black

    any ideas please?
    seen down at scrabster harbour area today.
    at that size almost certainly a hornet - nasty wee blighters, they can give a nasty sting!
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    I thought hornets were black and yellow, correct me if I'm wrong

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    they are, but folks see and describe colours very differently. Can't think of anything else it could be.
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    Wood wasp?http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...YGo8QPp-bymAw- totally harmless if so. Don't have to be in the middle of a wood to see one either!

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