Do red wasps sting?

Answer 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 »

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Do sand wasps sting?

Sand wasps, also called thread-waisted wasps, sting their prey in order to paralyze them. They will bury the prey, such as caterpillars, in the sand with one of their eggs for the young to feast on... 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 paper wasps sting?

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 »

Do digger wasps sting?

Despite their large size and dangerous appearance, digger wasps are actually not aggressive and rarely sting. They still are a curious insect and will hover near people who are near their homes.Sou... Read More »