Wasp Preventive Treatment

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Bald-Faced Hornet

Common Name: Bald-Faced Hornet
Scientific Name: Dolichovespula maculata

General Size: 13 mm to 20 mm

Look for these Colors: Black with white markings on the face

More closely related to yellow jackets than they are to hornets

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Common Name: Bumblebee
Scientific Name: Bombus

General Size: Varies, adults are typically about 1"

Look for these Colors: Typically yellow and black

Bumblebees have a fuzzy appearance

Carpenter Bee

Common Name: Carpenter Bee
Scientific Name: Xylocopa

General Size: 1/2 to 1 inch long

Look for these Colors: Typically black and yellow

Resemble a bumblebee, but are smooth and mostly hairless

Makes holes in wood

Related Blog: Carpenter Bees-Facts and Prevention

Honey Bee

Common Name: Honey Bee
Scientific Name: Apis

General Size: Around 2.54 cm

Look for these Colors: Black, brown, orange or yellow

Sting once and die

Make hives to store honey

Paper Wasp

Common Name: Paper Wasp
Scientific Name: Polistes

General Size: 3/4 to 1-inch in length

Look for these Colors: black, reddish or dark brown, yellow or orange markings

Long and slender with a narrow waist

Can sting repeadly

Make paper cone nests

Yellow Jacket

Common Name: Yellow Jacket 
Scientific Name: Vespula/Dolichovespula

General Size: 10 to 16 mm

Look for these Colors: Yellow and black with a thin abdomen

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