Wasps are arguably the most nasty Flying Insects treated as part of out list of services. They are aggressive and are capable of stinging countless times unlike its counterpart the Bee. The Wasp Control St James experts are here to help. Cape Town Pest Control knows and understands the need to these unwanted lawn trolls.
Wasps are insectivorous, Around this time of the year (Spring) they start making their nest and reproducing. Unfortunately they rarely pollinate and aren’t as beneficial as our dwindling Bee population. On the other hand, they can actually harm our Bee population. Invasive species carry parasites and even prey on Bees. Our Wasp Control St James technicians are called on daily to handle all types of Wasp Infestations.
Wasp Control St James is important in the conservation of our Bee populations.
There are many species of Wasp found here in St James, unfortunately many of them are not local and are an invasive species. Usually the invasive species are more aggressive and have a very sophisticated social structure similar to that of some Ants and Bees. The Wasp Control St James Team of experts can identify all species of Wasps or Flying Insects and Exterminate them if needed.
Invasive Wasps found here in St James are aggressive and should never be treated or exterminated by an untrained person. Our Expert Wasp Control St James staff have compiles this brief snippet of info about Wasps found here locally in St James.
German Wasp (Vespula vulgaris/germanica)
These guys are the most common species found here in St James are are almost always responsible for Wasp Stings. They are very aggressive and may deliver multiple nasty stings. They are yellow and black with bands on them, markings depend on species. Adults are about 12mm – 17mm in length. These Wasps build large nests under roof tiles, windowsills and in cavity walls almost always near a quick exit. The colonies can be huge with up to 25 000 individuals. Always contact Wasp Control St James for Extermination as these wasps are dangerous.
South African Paper Wasp (Polistes marginalis)
As their name suggests, this is the local species of Wasp, their colonies are significantly smaller and are seldom aggressive unless provoked. Adults are about 17mm long and have long narrow bodies. They are brown with black or cream bands on, color depends on location. Nests are commonly found in the same areas as European wasps but significantly smaller.
European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominula)
Also very common here in St James and treated by the Wasp Control St James experts, these guys are slightly larger than the German Wasps. They are less aggressive but will fearlessly defend their nest. Adults are Black and yellow with workers being about 15mm – 19mm in length. Nests made by them are a lot like out South African Paper Wasp just with a greater number per nest.
Wasp Control St James are experts at Invasive Wasp Extermination.
Wasp Control St James can be a dangerous task and one should never undertake it without the correct personal protective gear and training. If You reside within the greater Cape Town area and need the services of the Wasp Control St James team, call us right away. Quotations are free and obligation free. Staff are on call for hints, tips and advice for maintaining a Pest Free living conditions. Your one stop Fumigation services!