Stinging Insects

Stinging Insects
Latin NameVespa
Length2.5 – 3.5 cm (European hornet, Adult, Female, Queen)
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Several wasp species can be found around the yard. Although wasps feed on insects such as house flies and garden pests, some can also be dangerous to people. Most wasps typically ignore people. For example, social insects that live in colonies will readily sting when they perceive their nest or territory is threatened while solitary insects only sting in self-defense when mishandled. In addition, only female wasps can sting. In any case, it is best to regard any wasp with care before attempting to control it, since stings can be very painful.


Stinging insects are very active in the Spring and Fall months.

Yellow Jackets, Hornets bees, and Cicada Killers are just a few of the stinging insect we have in the midwest. We will treat the nest and remove the nest when possible. There are different ways to treat nests due to there are many different types of nest depending on the stinging insects.  We do not recommend using stinging insect traps due to that it will attract more stinging insects into the area.

Bugsy's will come out periodically to monitor your home and help prevent an infestation of STINGING INSECTS.

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