SWAT Pest Control Boston interesting facts about Wasps


Some interesting facts about wasps from the SWAT pest control Peterborough & Boston uk 

  • There are over 100,000 species of wasp. Two common types of wasp are the yellow jacket wasp and the hornet.

  • Most wasp species are 'parasitic' which means they use the venom from their stings to paralyze pray and lay their eggs within the host, so larvae will hatch.

  • Wasps can build their nests in a variety of places but they usually pick sunny areas, in holes underground along riverbanks, or attached to the side of walls and trees, or underneath floors, wasp can be agitated and dangerous near nests.