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 The Common & German Wasp
A wasp sting, aside from being very painful, can prove serious and sometimes fatal. If you suspect a reaction to a wasp sting, go immediately to the nearest hospital.
Wasps are social insects and build paper-like nests made from wood fibres and other plant material mixed with saliva. Nests can be found around buildings on verandahs, under eaves, ceilings, attics or in trees and shrubs. Several varieties of wasp build nests underground. There are two main wasp species in the UK, the Common Wasp (Vespula Vulgaris) and the German Wasp (Vespula Germanica), both these species look very similar and are difficult to tell apart.
The queen (female reproductive) lays all eggs. Most eggs develop into sterile workers. Late in the season, the queen produces eggs which develop into queens who over-winter and establish nests the following spring. An average of 1,000 to 3,000 eggs are laid per nest which hatch and develop on a daily basis.
Types Of Pests
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