WASPS & HORNETS
Smooth bodies with a variety of colors and shapes, generally 1/2" to 3/4" in length.
Damage / Signs of Presence:
Can pose painful stings. You will know they are around by the location of nest and seeing live wasps.
Forage outdoors and nest in structures and trees. Some may be solitary such as the mud dauber, and others are social, such as the paper wasps. Social groups with large nests are more dangerous than the solitary wasps.
Primarily feed on other insects.
Complete Metamorphosis Egg, Larva, Pupa and Adult. Populations peak in late summer early fall.
Treating nesting sites with dusts or residuals.