Wasps Identification & Information
European Paper Wasps (most common)Social insects, living in colonies containing workers, queens, and males, food consists of nectar or other sugary solutions such as honeydew and the juices of ripe fruits. Paper wasps also feed on bits of caterpillars or flies that are caught and partially chewed before presenting to their young. Color: looks very similar to the yellow jacket with yellow and black Size: 3/4 to 1-inch long, slender, narrow-waisted with long legs
Solitaire Wasps (mud dauber)Feed on spiders and other insects, nests look like small mud that has been splattered on the side of a building and usually do not sting.
Yellow JacketsFeed on human food such as carbonated beverages, cider, juices, ripe fruits and vegetables, candy, ice cream, fish, ham, hamburgers, hot dogs, etc. Social insects that swarm and can pose as much of a treat to health and safety as Africanized honey bees. (Caution – This insect is a public health concern)
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