How long can dead wasps sting?

Answer Dead wasps can sting for as long as an hour after death because the venom sac attached to the stinger continues pulsing as an autonomic reflex. However, there may still be poison in the sac even af... Read More »

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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 »

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

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 »