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Treatment For Carpenter Bees

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Carpenter bees look like typical bumblebees but often lack yellow stripes. They are solitary bees.


Unlike bumble bees, carpenter bees are solitary insects. Female carpenter bees will chew a tunnel into a piece of wood to build a nest gallery. The bits of wood she chews and deposits outside the nest are called frass. The male carpenter bee guards the outside of the nest. He does not have a stinger, but his constant buzzing causes concern for some.


Carpenter bees bore through soft woods to lay eggs and protect their larvae as they develop.


Carpenter bees do not pose a public health threat, but they can damage wood through their nest building.

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Carpenter Bees

Xylocopa species

Color: Yellow or black
Legs: 6
Shape: Oval and robust
Size: 1/4 - 1 inch long
Antennae: Yes
Region: Found throughout the U.S.

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