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    Black-bellied hornet: Brief Summary
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    The black-bellied hornet, or Vespa basalis, is a species of hornet native to Taiwan. It is one of the most dangerous species of hornet on the island, and its venom induces edema. Colonies may have as many as 5,000 individual hornets.

Comprehensive Description

    Black-bellied hornet
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    The black-bellied hornet, or Vespa basalis, is a species of hornet native to Taiwan. It is one of the most dangerous species of hornet on the island, and its venom induces edema.[1] Colonies may have as many as 5,000 individual hornets.[2]

    References

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    2. ^ Ronald Jenner; Eivind Undheim (2017). Venom: The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon. Smithsonian Institution. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-58834-454-0.
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