ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is clarifying the different types of winged stinger insects in the state. After the Asian Giant Hornet (AGH) was confirmed in Washington State the department is reminding people that the AGH has not been found in the Northeast.
There are two types of insects that could be confused with the AGH, the Cicada Killer and the European Hornet. Each has distinct attributes that differentiate them from the AGH.
The pictures below help show the differences in the insects.
- Second stimulus checks: Pelosi optimistic sides can agree on new aid package
- Poison control officials warn of hand sanitizer that could be mistaken as children’s food pouches
- Confirmed case of coronavirus at BCHS
- Reggie Gilliam’s success stems from lifelong family support
- Governor Cuomo provides Sunday coronavirus update for NYS