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Are hornets different from wasps?

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Hornets are actually a type of wasp.

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What are the differences between wasps and hornets?

Hornets are much bigger than wasps

Do wasps eat hornets?

NO but Hornets eat bees

Is a wasp a hornet?

Hornets are the largest eusocial wasps, that reach up to 55 mm (2.2 in) in lengthSo to answer your question...sometimes. All hornets are wasps but not all wasps are hornets.

Are hornets and wasps poisonous?

Yes, stinging insects like wasps and hornets inject venom when they sting.

Do wasps and hornets make honey?

Yes. Some hornets and some wasps do indeed make honey. However, the honey made by wasps is not consumed by humans.

What do hornets eat?

Hornets eat eat flies, bees, and wasps.

Which is worse a hornet or a wasp?

Both wasps and hornets can kill you but wasps are more aggressive though less common, really it depends on your personal health and the ratio of hornets to wasps like if there are hundreds of hornets and ten wasps, hornets are a bigger problem and if there are hundreds of wasps and ten hornets wasps are a bigger problem. personally I'd rather have a hornet after me than a wasp. Bees are great though they don't sting unless you hurt them and they are simply cool to have around.

Are hornets and wasps in the same species?


How do wasps or hornets make hives?


Do wasps have enemies?

wasps do have enemies probably things like bees,hornets,and/or spiders

What is the fastest wasp or hornet?

All wasps are generally faster than hornets. However, wasps are seen as being a little bit weaker than hornets.

What is a vespiary?

A nest or colony of wasps or hornets. ----vespiary

What are the names of stinging insects?

Wasps, Hornets, and Bees.

Do wasps or hornets make underground nests?


What bees are in danger?

hornets wasps and yellow jackets

Do hornets reuse last years nest?

No. Hornets, like wasps, don't reuse old nests.

Are hornets or wasps more dangerous?

Hornets are generally judged to be the more dangerous on account of their larger size.

What are wasps hornets and yellow jackets?

The creatures that are called yellow jackets in North America are called wasps in Europe -- so they are really the same. Hornets are a large variety of wasp. There are something like 75,000 different varieties of wasp known throughout the world with widely differing appearances and styles of life. Bees, though related to wasps, are a completely different species.

Does the dragonfly eat wasps and hornets?

Dragonflies will not eat wasps or hornets unless there is absolutely nothing else for them to eat. They mostly eat mosquitoes but will also eat butterflies and moths.

Are wasps bigger than hornets?

Wasps are a group of predatory, flying and stinging insects, while the hornet is the largest insect among the wasps.

What insect is like a bee?

Wasps and hornets are similar to bees.

What is the name for a nest or colony of social wasps or hornets?

A vespiary

What animals have stingers?

Scorpions, wasps, hornets and bees have stingers.

What two bugs are like bumble bee?

Wasps and Hornets

Is it safe for chameleons to eat hornets or wasps?

yes it is dumy