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Bees, Wasps & Hornets

Hornet

hornet

Size: 1 to 1-1/2 inches.

Color: Gold with dark brown stripes and markings.

Health Risk: Hornets are aggressive stinging insects and will attack pets and humans en masse. Many people are dangerously allergic to their venom, sometimes resulting in death.

Behavior – These social wasps build paper nests constructed usually from wood scraped from logs, decks and houses. Loud vibrating equipment such as lawn mowers can disturb the hornet and cause them to attack.

Habitat – Constructs paper nests usually in trees and large bushes.

Control – Hornets should only be controlled by an experienced professional. The danger of a sting is probable. Proper clothing and equipment will be required. Please contact Select Pest Control to remove any nests you find near your house or where pets and children play.

Tips: Stay away! and notify a professional.

 

Northern Kentucky

859-525-6515

1020 Arbor Tech Drive
Hebron, Kentucky 41048

Cincinnati-Loveland-Mason-Lebanon

513-352-0080

1418 Walnut Street
Cincinnati Ohio 45202

Middletown

513-841-2847

733B South Second Street Hamilton, Ohio 45011

Eastgate

513-734-2660

300 Wards Corner
Loveland, Ohio 45140

West Chester

513-777-6480

10851 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241