Wasp Identification Chart , First Aid For Wasp Sting

Wasp Identification Chart

Wasp Identification Chart

Some distinctive traits of a wasp can make the task of identifying them easier. Though they are predatory flying insects, they are generally useful for the environment at large. Wasps also help in pest control on agricultural tracts of land. More...

 

First Aid For Wasp Sting

First Aid For Wasp Sting

When a bee stings, there is always a sting that has to be removed. However, this is not the case in a wasp sting. But, this very fact makes wasps dangerous, as they can sting multiple times without losing their stingers. Concentrating on the neutralizing effects of the venom is the foremost step. Observing the affected area for signs of allergic reaction is required. People allergic to wasp stings can show immediate severe symptoms, Hence, quick treatment is necessary. Anaphylaxis shock can result in cardiac arrest or even be fatal. More...

How To Deal With Wasps Nests ?

How To Deal With Wasps Nests ?

Nests are found on trees, vaulted roofs or crevices of homes. Make sure that you contact an exterminator in case the wasp nest is too high or in an inaccessible area. Usually, it is recommended that a wasp nest located on a tree be left alone, as it will not affect you. These creatures can sting, but have their own benefits. They can get rid of garden pests in an eco-friendly manner. More...

Natural Predator Of Wasps

Natural Predator Of Wasps

Wasps prey on many pests that humans detest, such as mosquitoes. So on one hand wasps are good, but they can really sting if disturbed. So many homeowners detest them and want to get rid of them. However, they themselves are prey to several other creatures. So, if you are not interested in controlling wasp populations in your garden through chemical means, you should know the natural predators of wasps. Some of those predators are discussed below. More...

Life Cycle Of A Wasp

Life Cycle Of A Wasp

The life cycle of a wasp is solely dependent on the role of the wasp in its colony. Male wasp survived up to six weeks, fertile female up to a year, whereas a worker wasp or sterile female survives up to twenty-two days or less.

In early part of spring, when the weather is dry, the queen wasp will wake up from her hibernation and begin scouting for a new location to build a nest. This location can be a tree, a disused burrow or even eaves of a roof. The main criteria are that predators should be able to reach it and there should be space for it to grow. More...