• Question: How long does it live for?

    Asked by smapy13 to Asian Hornet on 4 Dec 2017.
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      Asian Hornet answered on 4 Dec 2017:

      Workers and males live for a few weeks, while gynes live for a few months (Autumn-next Summer). A gyne is a special kind of female that emerges at the end of the colony life cycle (usually in October-November) and will become a queen the next Spring.