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Bee and Wasp Control

Bees (a lineage within the superfamily Apoidea) are flying insects, closely related to wasps and ants. There are approximately 20,000 species of bees that may be found on every continent except Antarctica. Bees are adapted for feeding on nectar and pollen, the former primarily as an energy source, and the latter primarily for protein and other nutrients. Most pollen is used for food for the brood. Bees have a long proboscis that enables them to obtain the nectar from flowers. Bees have antennae almost universally made up of thirteen segments in males and twelve in females. They all have two pairs of wings, the back pair being the smaller of the two; in a very few species, one sex or caste has relatively short wings that make it difficult or impossible to fly. Many species of bees are poorly known. The smallest bee is a dwarf bee (Trigona minima) and it is about 2.1 mm (5/64″) long. The largest bee in the world is Megachile pluto, which can be as large as 39 mm (1.5″). The most common type of bee in North America is the Halictidae, or sweat bee, though this may come as a surprise to natives, as they are so small, and often mistaken for wasps.If you see bees or wasp around your home please Contact Del Valle Pest Control at 956-433-3348 to prevent them from entering your property.


Bees and Wasps

Bees and Wasps are essential species, which is why it is imperative to have them properly removed from residences and businesses. It is always best to call in professional services so that we can remove them safely and without any harm to the client and the insects.


There are several species of bee, so special care is applied in their Identification before any pest control plan or action is implemented. Bees usually make use of colonies which can merely be left to perform their good work regarding making honey. Nonetheless, there are occasional situations where relocation becomes essential due to various health and safety challenges posed by the presence of bees around your property. These related concerns require professional pest control services to tackle such problems effectively. Del Valle Pest Control works closely with local beekeepers to recover bees where possible and move to appropriate locations.


Any property with wasp nests ought to be treated and removed where possible. Pest control services are usually ideal during late spring and through the summer, before the development of mated queen which typically appear in late autumn. Nests are made during this period and used for only one season. A successful mating season can yield up to 300+ queens. Wasp removal becomes necessary whenever they make property owners feel uncomfortable.
True wasps, which comprise of domestic species, come from the Vespidae family, and can be recognized by their constant lengthwise folding of wings when at rest. The Vespidae family contains both social and solitary species.
If you require pest control solutions suitable for any size Bees and Wasp infestation, kindly contact Del Valle Pest Control via
Phone: 956-433-3348.
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