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The difference between bees and wasps

Thursday, June 23, 2016

You can tell the difference between bees and wasps by their appearance and habits.

know your stinging insects. learn how to tell a wasp from a bee

Bees are generally quite hairy and gather pollen on their bodies to take back to their nests to feed their young.

Wasps are usually sleeker (few hairs) and feed their larvae dead insects for a protein source.

Both can be quite beneficial when it comes to pollinating flowers. We only recommend control when they are located in a spot that puts them in close contact with humans or when they are causing damage to a structure.

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Here’s a really cool video from the Smithsonian Channel that explains even further: 

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