found large hornet, Portland #725177
Asked September 18, 2020, 9:52 PM EDT
I found the wasp or hornet in the attached pictures on the sidewalk outside Mt. Scott Fuel on Foster Road in Portland Friday September 18. It looks a lot like the picture Wikipedia shows for the Asian giant hornet.
Multnomah County Oregon
This insect is not the invasive Asian giant hornet.
See this Pest Alert with a comparison of the Asian Giant Hornet with several lookalikes -
Thank you for your concern and your report. Fortunately, none of the giant hornets have yet been found in Oregon. for your concern.