Yellow jacket is the most proper name for social wasps in our nation.
Yellow jackets are known as wasps in other countries.
The traditional yellow jacket is noticeable by the pattern of black as well as yellow on the abdomen of the wasp. They have truly distinctive markings as well as tend to be found only in colonies. Female yellow jackets have a terribly powerful sting. Yellow jackets are in the same category as hornets as well as other wasps, however they are typically referred to as bees. Bees as well as wasps are not in the same family. They do share some of the same characteristics, however they are basically as different as night as well as afternoon. Yellow jackets have especially sharp stingers that have tiny barbs. They sting repeatedly unless their prey is no longer moving. Yellow Jackets are wonderful for keeping away other pests in the area, however they can be a nuisance to humans as well as pets. My pet has been stung by a yellow jacket on numerous occasions. They savor resting in the lawn as well as then they sting the pet when he walks by. I pretty much had to call a wasp as well as yellow jacket removal service recently when I discovered a giant yellow jacket nest near the roof of the property. The yellow jackets were swarming on the property as well as they were all over the tree as well. It looked like a serious job, so I decided to call the extermination people instead of trying to remove the nest on my own. The experts came dressed in beekeeper uniforms so they would not feel brutal stings.