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Answered 2008-02-28 14:40:31

Hornets are much bigger than wasps

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NO but Hornets eat bees


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.


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


Hornets are actually a type of wasp.


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


Hornets eat eat flies, bees, and wasps.


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.


Technically all hornets are wasps. They tend to have fatter abdomens compared to wasps and can be more aggressive as well.


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


Bees vs WaspsWasps hurt a lot more believe me!! and wasps are faster and they sting more then once


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


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



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


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


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.


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


Wasps and hornets are similar to bees.


Scorpions, wasps, hornets and bees have stingers.


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sqiurt them with wasp spray that you buy.


No the hornet is more powerful


Many people confuse bees with wasps. One of the most significant differences between the two is their eating habit: Bees consume plant nectar, but wasps feed mostly on small insects. Wasps do not have as many hairs on their body as bees because they have no need to use hair to transport pollen. Both female bees and wasps have a venomous sting; wasps usually sting to stun prey, and bees use a sting as a defense mechanism for their hives. While bees usually die after stinging, wasps and hornets can sting multiple times.


Yes. Wasps, bees and hornets all have a venom is is used for defense, or for killing other insects for food.



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