Here is a selection of publications on Vespa velutina:

  • Bertolino, S., Lioy, S., Laurino, D., Manino, A. & Porporato M. 2016. Spread of the invasive yellow-legged hornet Vespa velutina (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in Italy. Applied Entomology and Zoology. [PDF]
  • Rome, Q., Muller, F. J., Touret‐Alby, A., Darrouzet, E., Perrard, A., & Villemant, C. 2015. Caste differentiation and seasonal changes in Vespa velutina (Hym.: Vespidae) colonies in its introduced range. Journal of Applied Entomology, 139(10), 771-782. [PDF]
  • Villemant, C., Zuccon, D., Rome, Q., Muller, F., Poinar Jr, G. O., & Justine, J. L. 2015. Can parasites halt the invader? Mermithid nematodes parasitizing the yellow-legged Asian hornet in France. PeerJ, 3, e947. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Poidatz, J., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2015. Behavioral syndrome in a native and an invasive hymenoptera species. Insect Science, 22, 541-548.  [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2015. Evaluation of competition between a native and an invasive hornet species: do seasonal phenologies overlap? Bulletin of Entomological Research, 105, 462-469. [PDF]
  • Couto, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Thiéry, D. & Sandoz, J.-C. 2014. Olfactory attraction of the hornet Vespa velutina to honeybee colony odors and pheromones. PLoS ONE, 9, e115943. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Moreau, J. and Thiéry, D. 2014. Spatial distribution of Vespa velutina individuals hunting at domestic honeybee hives: heterogeneity at a local scale. Insect Science, 21, 765–774. [PDF]
  • Arca, M., Papachristoforou, A., Mougel, F., Rortais, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Tardy, P., Thiéry, D., Silvain, J.-F. & Arnold, G. 2014. Defensive behaviour of Apis mellifera against Vespa velutina in France: testing whether European honeybees can develop an effective collective defence against a new predator. Behavioural Processes, 106, 122-129. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2014. Vespa velutina: a new invasive predator of honeybees in Europe. Journal of Pest Science, 87, 1-16. [PDF]
  • Ueno, T. 2014. Establishment of the Invasive Hornet Vespa velutina (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in Japan.
    IJCEBS, 2, 220-222. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Relationship between the age of Vespa velutina workers and their defensive behaviour established from colonies maintained in the laboratory. Insectes Sociaux, 60, 437-444. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Arca, M., Leprêtre, L., Mougel, F., Bonnard, O., Silvain, J.-F., Maher, N., Arnold, G. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Native prey and invasive predator patterns of foraging activity: the case of the yellow-legged hornet predation at European honeybee hives. PLoS ONE, 8, e66492. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Predation dynamics study of the recently introduced honeybee killer Vespa velutina: learning from the enemy. Apidologie, 44, 209-221. [PDF]
  • Choi, M. B., Martin, S. J. & Lee, J. W. 2012. Distribution, spread, and impact of the invasive hornet Vespa velutina in South Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 15, 473-477. [PDF]
  • Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2012. Chasing the queens of the alien predator of honeybees: a water drop in the invasiveness ocean. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 183-191. [PDF]
  • Villemant, C., Barbet-Massin, M., Perrard, A., Muller, F., Gargominy, O., Jiguet, F. & Rome, Q. 2011. Predicting the invasion risk by the alien bee-hawking Yellow-legged hornet Vespa velutina nigrithorax across Europe and other continents with niche models. Biological Conservation, 144, 2142-2150. [PDF]
  • Perrard, A., Haxaire, J., Rortais, A. & Villemant, C. 2009. Observations on the colony activity of the Asian hornet Vespa velutina Lepeletier 1836 (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Vespinae) in France. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, 45, 119-127. [PDF]
  • Tan, K., Radloff, S. E., Li, J. J., Hepburn, H. R., Yang, M. X., Zhang, L. J. & Neumann, P. 2007. Bee-hawking by the wasp, Vespa velutina, on the honeybees Apis cerana and A. mellifera. Naturwissenschaften 94, 469-472. [PDF]