Do paper wasps sting?

Answer Paper wasps can sting, though they are reluctant to do so. They will build gray, paperlike structures for their nest that may expand to 6 inches or more during the spring and summer. It is during t... Read More »

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Do red wasps sting?

According to the Field Guide of Texas Insects, the female red paper wasp will sting (sometimes repeatedly) when its nest is disturbed. The stinger, which is a modified egg layer, is not present in ... Read More »

When do wasps sting?

Wasps sting when they are defending themselves. They rarely sting if not provoked first. If you squash a wasp, either on purpose or by accident, you are likely to get stung. Stings often occur when... Read More »

Do red wasps die when they sting you?

No.... only bees die after they sting you

Can dead wasps sting?

According to information published by Landcare Research, a wasp can sting after it is dead. Wasps have a venom sac at the end of their stinger. After a wasp dies, this sac will continue to pulsate ... Read More »