YOUR LOCAL WASP MAN - AFFORDABLE WASP TREATMENT
Experts in treating wasp & hornets nests, Your Local Wasp Man provides affordable wasp & hornet control for both residential and commercial customers 7 days a week covering South Staffordshire and surrounding areas. We are trained, experienced, professionals in wasp and hornet pest control.
We offer a fast, affordable, fixed price wasp & hornet nest treatment service 7 days a week. All our wasp & hornet work is guaranteed.
Family: Vespidae, e.g. Vespula vulgaris
Appearance: Yellow and black abdomen. Markings will differ according to species
Young Queens overwinter and emerge in the spring to start nest building and lay eggs. Workers (sterile females) emerge during early summer and take over nest building. Queen continues to lay eggs. New queens and males mate in early autumn. Nest dies during winter, including all the males and workers. Only Queens survive to the next year. Wasps are a problem in food production, storage and consumption areas in the same ways as other flying insects. Wasps also bring an added danger by being armed with venomous stings that are painful to all and very dangerous to a few.
Colony size — medium to large (up to as many as 25,000 individuals).
Preferred nest sites are lofts, wall cavities, old rodent burrows, hollow trees and bushes. Nest construction, pulped wood (paper). Combs set horizontally. A new nest is produced each year.
Swarming: Wasps do not swarm.
Wasps will take insects and sweet foods. Stings readily and repeatedly. Being social insects some species like the Common and German wasp will form colonies of many thousands of individuals. Nests can be massive and should not to be tackled unprepared.