Murder Hornet Digital Archive

Articles and Ephemera about the Murder Hornets, 2020-2022

Archive Mission and Design Principles

The How, What, and Why of the Murder Hornet Archive

Explore the Database

Nearly four hundred sources about Vespa Mandarinia

Featured Sources

A smattering of notable sources from the archive

Suggestions for Classroom Use

Possible questions and exercises for the Murder Hornet Archive

About Us

The Murder Hornet Digital Archive is a digital humanities project by Samuel Klee, a Doctoral Research Fellow from the University of Oslo.

More About the Archive


  • samuel.klee(at)ilos.uio.no


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Images courtesy of the USGS and Washington State Department of Agriculture

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