One of the most common reasons that people call pest control services is that they need wasp nest and bee removal. Among the most aggressive of these stinging creatures is the yellowjacket. They are quite common in Southwestern, Ontario and can be cause for concern, specifically for those with allergies to bee stings. This insect shares many of the same characteristics of its stinging cousins. However, it’s important to know that this pesky intruder is far-different from others like it.
What are Yellowjackets?
Yellowjackets (or yellow jackets) are a type of wasp. Some people confuse these insects with bees, but actually, they are quite different. While both are stinging insects, the bee actually looks “softer,” due to its furry body and legs.
The bee’s tail has yellow and black stripes (or sometimes white and black or red and black stripes) as does the wasp, but the wasp’s tail has a band that forms a pattern of sorts down the insect’s spine. Its body is broken up into segments, and typically, these bugs measure about