Insecticides for Carpenter Bees?

Answer Carpenter bees are large bees that resemble bumble bees with a large black body with yellow tufts of fuzz on the thorax of the insect. Unlike bumble bees, however, carpenter bees bore long tunnels ... Read More »

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Differences Between Carpenter Bees & Bumble Bees?

Although both bees are beneficial pollinators, carpenter bees are more of a nuisance. The carpenter bee is more likely to use former nesting spots and wood can be damaged with multiple burrow holes... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees?

Carpenter bees are large “bee-like" insects that resemble the bumble bee, as they have similar body structure and coloring. However, unlike their bee relatives, Carpenter bees are generally not a... Read More »

How do carpenter bees reproduce?

Carpenter bees, or Xylocopa xylocopinae, are large-sized, hairy bees that are named for the way they build their nests in bamboo, structural timbers, or dead wood. Found all over the world, carpen... Read More »

How to Identify Carpenter Bees?

Carpenter bees are large, black bees that closely resemble bumble bees. They are often referred to as wood bees because of their interest in boring holes in wood. Carpenter bees bore holes in wood ... Read More »