Bees have fuzzy bodies, but wasps and hornets are hairless. Wasps have two pairs of wings while hornets are fatter around the middle and larger compared to wasps. Bees usually die after stinging people, but wasps and hor... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Wasps are identified by their pointed lower abdomen and slim petiole, or waist, separating the abdomen from the thorax. Over 30,000 species of wasps have been identified, and they make up a large and diverse group of ins... More »

Wasp-Freeze is an insecticide that is designed to kill wasps very quickly and knock down their nests. The insecticide also prevents these insects from releasing their stinging pheromones, which reduces the chance of gett... More »

Bees, wasps and hornets possess many different characteristics aside from their reputation as stinging insects. Aesthetic differences include variances in color, size and shape, while their lifestyle differences vary in ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Stinging Insects

The most effective method for killing bees, hornets, wasps and yellowjackets is using an insecticide, according to the University of Minnesota Extension. However, the type of insecticide and how it is applied depends on ... More »

Although ground hornets are peaceful insects that do not want to sting people, removing them from their burrows may be best left to a professional. When threatened, these insects will sting; careful eradication of the ne... More »

To get rid of bees and mud wasps, kill them, remove their nests so that they can't return and make the area undesirable to them. Take precautions to prevent stings while killing insects and removing their nests. More »