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Wasps : Red Wasp

Approximate size

Red wasps are about an inch long


Red wasps have red all over its body with dark, purplish-black covered wings. Female red wasps will sting when their nest is threatened, unlike male red wasps that will not string.

Common places to find bug

Red wasps will build their nest in exposed locations such as the eaves of a house and on outbuildings like storage sheds. The nest is a paper-like structure made from wood and other plant materials that are chewed; mixed with the wasp’s saliva; and formed into the nest.

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