Yellow jackets are wasps, black ad yellow stripes, often to people. Them with bees have confused like hornets Their diets are meat, maggots, insects, sweets and other human foods. Yellowjackets can be pests when nested near houses or other occupied rooms since they mate quickly and form large hives. The life of a yellow jacket is interesting and has been designed to reproduce quickly and efficiently.
Lifecycle begins in winter
In winter the yellow jacket hibernate after fertilization. The queen will hibernate until spring, choose a location to remain dormant until then. Usually they will choose a place in natural materials such as old logs, trees or man-made structures such as barns and attics. Although the queen live up to 12 months to live the workers only 10 to 22 days.
In the spring, the eggs come
Once spring is here, the Queen will begin her nest. They collect plant fibers and build a nest by chewing the fibers in a paper-like material. Once the nest is ready for larva, it will provide for them and their eggs as a regular. Yellow jacket larvae eat insects and meat. The queen will continue to lay eggs over time, and the early larva will reach adulthood and assist them in caring for the other larva.
Can reproduce the yellow jacket larva, are installed around August and September. This larva, when they reach adulthood, will leave the nest to start playback. The females will live after fertilization, to build the nest and placed the larvae in the spring. The males die after the females had been fertilized.
Yellowjackets are small bees that resemble bees. They are small, which is approximately 3/4 inch and 0.8 grams. They are colonial bees, some colonies can be up to 5,000 bees at once. Although usually yellow and black, they can also be black and white. They have transparent wings and a stinger at the base of her belly. Yellowjackets can be aggressive and bite more than once.