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YELLOW JACKET

Description

  • Yellow Jackets are 3/8” to 5/8” in length.
  • They are yellow and black striped.
  • Yellow Jackets build paper nests in wall voids, wood piles, grass clippings or ground holes.
  • Yellow Jackets are social insects that protect their nest aggressively.
  • They are capable of multiple stings.
  • They use the nest only one season and then abandon it in the fall.

Control Methods

  • Locate the entrance to the nest.
  • Apply a dust insecticide with a hand duster or dust-stick directly into the nest.
  • After treatment remove the nest if possible.