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Wasp Size - Miller Pest Control Kansas City

Wasp

Quick Facts

Size

Can reach 1.5 in (83 mm.) long in length.

Preferred Habitat

Choose to build nests in sunny areas with access to food.

Known Health Issues

Stings are relatively harmless unless that person is allergic to wasps.
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Wasps normally nest in large colonies made up of paper or wood fibers that are placed near sunny areas that give close access to food. Adult wasps can grow to 1.5 in. or 38 mm. long and only feed on nectar.

Wasps become combative when their nest is disturbed, and they will use their stinger as a defense mechanism. Their stings are relatively harmless unless you suffer from wasp allergies in which case, contact a doctor immediately if you have been stung. If you have a wasp issue at your residence, call Miller Pest & Termite of Kansas City today for professional wasp removal.