Once found, the scouts will produce a pheromone that will
attract more of their kind and with as little as a dozen
Japanese wasps, the bees have no chance against them. With
between 20 and 30 Japanese wasps, a honey bee hive of 30,000
bees plus will be destroyed in only a matter of hours with the
fight being more like a massacre. Each individual Japanese wasp
can kill dozens of honey bees in minutes with their main goal
being the collection of the bees larvae and pupae to feed to
their own young. With the bees having very little defence, they
are doomed from the begging. The Japanese wasps fly around
grabbing the bees with their large mandibles and chop their
heads of and crush them to death. With the honey bees hive
surrounded with thousands of dead bees from a battle that was
lost from the begging, the Japanese wasps feed on the honey.
They also carry the larvae who are helpless to their own nest
where they will chew them up and feed them to their own young.
The Japanese wasps young then produce a clear liquid that the
adults feed on. The sting from a Japanese wasp is very painful
and like many wasps, their sting is barb less allowing them to
sting multiple times. The Japanese wasps sting contains a
chemical that necrotizes flesh, killing tissue.
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