The new 'Worried About Wasps
' guide, at https://bpca.org.uk/wasps gives an overview of information including biology and behaviour, prevention and control.
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The trio will be part of the Wasps
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This is especially true of social wasps
in late summer, when the food within their colony is running out.
are damaging your fruit, reduce the risk by enclosing some of the fruit trusses in bags made from muslin or nylon tights.
"Like most insects, wasps
rely heavily on volatile chemicals (odour).
are often prone to stinging, especially later in the year when they get dozy, this year they are expected to be extra rowdy.
have built absolutely massive nests and, now that all the larvae have grown up and the queen has stopped laying eggs, the colonies have a workforce with nothing to do - and nothing to eat.
Willie Alexander, boss of Menstrie-based Precision Pest Control, said the number of inquiries his firm had recently received regarding wasps
was "double the usual seasonal volume".
The one we most often come across is the common wasp
, which is found throughout the UK in almost all habitats, including woodland and urban areas.
Discovered in the western Amazonia, the parasitoid wasp
likes to look for spiders in their nests.
and bumbeblees live in colonies which thrive during the summer season.
Matthew Robertson of the Zoological Society of London said: "Wasps
are extremely important.
The ministry said wasps
, centipedes, earthworms, red ants, snakes and plants like the dictamnus root, rhododendron and monkshood are poisonous and potentially fatal when mixed with soju.
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