Worker wasps hatch in the spring and live until temperatures dip below freezing. The queen lives much longer, continuing the breeding cycle for several years. More »

Typically, wasps go through a life cycle that lasts from spring to fall, and they obtain nectar, rubbish and insects in the area for their food supply. They are not likely to die from starvation during this period but ra... More »

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 »

Typically, wasps go through a life cycle that lasts from spring to fall, and they obtain nectar, rubbish and insects in the area for their food supply. They are not likely to die from starvation during this period but ra... More »

In the spring and early summer, wasps are attracted to protein contained in pet food, garbage scraps and exposed compost piles. During the cooler late summer and fall months, wasps seek out sweet foods, such as rotten tr... More »

Honey bees live in nests throughout the world and can survive in almost every climate except for those that have frigid temperatures year round. The biogeographic regions where many bee species are found including honey ... More »

Worker honey bees eat nectar and pollen from flowers, while larvae eat honey, and queens eat royal jelly. Honey is created from nectar when a worker bee holds the nectar on its tongue until the moisture evaporates. More »