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Honey Bee

Appearance
They will frequently be seen carrying pollen on their hind legs.

Color
Yellow to black and will have a solid or striped abdomen

Size
1/2-inch long.

Habitat
Wild nests are found inside hollow trees and occasionally in caves or cracks in rock formations.

Interesting Facts
They can sting, and will leave the stinger behind as it empties its venom.

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Pest Database : Stinging Insects : Honey Bee

What does a honey bee look like?

Honey bees are about ½ inch in length. They are golden-yellow with brown bands.

Can honey bees harm my family or employees?

Honey bees do sting, but they only sting once. The sting can be extremely painful if the stinger is not immediately removed from the sting. Stingers are best removed by scraping the stinger with a finger nail or knife blade. People allergic to insect stings will have a more severe reaction.

How can I tell if I have honey bees?

Honey bees feed on nectar and pollen from flowers and require an ample supply nearby. If you notice bees going in and out of a hole or crack in the wall of your building you may have a hive inside the wall void. 

How does Batzner get rid of honey bees?

Your Batzner pest control professional will come to your property to identify the nesting sites and determine the proper treatment method. Honey bees store honey in their nests, so locating all nesting sites is an extremely important step in the process.

Can I control honey bees myself?

Many homeowners who have tried to remedy the situation end up having greater pest problems. Sealing up the entry point of the nest will agitate the bees and they will look for other exits, including inside your property. If nests are not removed, the wax and honey will melt and rodents and other insects will become attracted to this site.  It will also attract honey bees in the future and a nest might be rebuild in the same area.