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Wasps

Vespidae

Wasps are flying insects known for their slender bodies, distinctive coloration, and the ability to deliver painful stings as a defense mechanism.

Rockland Bee Removal

Wasps Native to Rockland County NY

Yellow Jacket Wasp

(Vespula)

July – November
4,000 – 5,000 Wasps per nest
Very Aggressive

The Yellow Jacket Wasp, scientifically known as Vespula vulgaris or Vespula germanica, is a predatory flying insect recognized by its distinctive black and yellow striped abdomen. Aggressive in nature, these wasps are known for their potent sting, and they often build nests in the ground or in sheltered locations.

Paper Wasp

(Polistinae)

April – October
10 – 100 Wasps per nest
Moderately Aggressive

Paper wasps, belonging to the genus Polistes, are distinguishable by their slender bodies and long, dangling legs. These social insects construct intricate, umbrella-shaped nests from paper-like material, often found hanging from eaves, branches, or other protected locations.

Cicada Killer Wasp

(Sphecius)

July – September
1 – 3 Wasps per hole
Generally Not Aggressive

The Cicada Killer Wasp, also known as Sphecius speciosus, is a large and solitary wasp species known for its impressive size and distinctive black and yellow coloration. Females hunt cicadas, paralyze them with venom, and then bury them with an egg, providing a food source for the developing larva.

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