Bumble Bees

San Antonio Bee Removal

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Bumble Bees Habits The occupant of a disturbed bumble bee nest will buzz in a loud volume. They defend their nests aggressively. Habitat Bumble bees often nest in the ground, but can be found above ground around patio areas or decks. They will sometimes build their ness […]

Carpenter Bees

San Antonio Bee Removal

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Carpenter Bees Habits Unlike bumble bees, carpenter bees are solitary insects. The adult carpenter bees hibernate over winter, typically in abandoned nest tunnels and emerge in the spring to feed on nectar. Habitat Carpenter bees do not live in nests or colonies. Instead, female carpenter bees bore […]

Honey Bees

San Antonio Bee Removal

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Honey Bees Habits Honeybees are active pollinators, and produce honey which feeds their young in colder months. The honeybee is the only social insect whose colony can survive many years. Habitat Honeybees produce honey from pollen and nectar of the plants they pollinate. They store the honey […]

Mud Dauber Wasps

San Antonio Wasp Control

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Mud Dauber Wasps Habits Mud daubers are solitary wasps. They are not social and do not live in colonies. Mud daubers provision spiders for their larvae by paralyzing them with their venom and bringing them into their nests. Habitat Female mud daubers construct nests of mud. Many […]

Red Wasps

San Antonio Wasp Control

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Red Wasps Habits Paper wasps are semi-social and live in small colonies. They eat nectar and other insects including caterpillars and flies. In the autumn, inseminated females will seek places to spend the winter, and may find their way indoors, especially if there is a cathedral ceiling […]

Yellow Jacket Wasps

San Antonio Wasp Control

Know Your Bugs! Common Pests of  Central Texas Yellow Jacket Wasps Habits Yellowjackets are social insects that live in nests or colonies with up to 4,000 workers. They are most active in the late summer and early autumn when a colony is at its peak. Yellowjackets feed on sweets and proteins, and therefore these pests […]