Wasps Sting

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Wasps Sting
Wasps when compared to bees, can sting with ease as they can withdraw their sting easily. While being capable of giving a sting with ease and having a more aggressive temperament, they are likely to sting more than once. With wasps stinging multiple times, they inject less venom than a bee would. Depending on the type of wasps, the amount of venom from a sting can vary from 2 micrograms to 15 micrograms. A bee in comparison who will give a single sting will inject around 50 micrograms of venom. The sting apparatus consists of the venom sac and a redundant egg laying tube. The redundant egg laying tube is used as the needle for piercing the skin. Once the needle has pierced the skin, the wasp curls up its abdomen and squeezes the venom sac forcing the venom down the egg laying tube into the skin.

A unique feature of a wasp and hornet sting is a pheromone that is left behind after a sting. This pheromone attracts other wasps and hornets to join in on the attack. This results in not only one wasp that can sting multiple times but a few wasps that can sting multiple times. From a point of view of evolution, this is a very good safety mechanism against predators that may do the wasps or their nest harm. From the view of a person being stung, this is not good at all!

Did You Know?
Did you know the following facts about wasps - hornets?

  • Fact One - Wasps are not bees.
  • Fact Two - Wasps can create a nest out of wood or mud where bees make their nests from honey.
  • Fact Three - Wasps are most aggressive from August to October.
  • Fact Four - They eat insects, food and rubbish.
  • Fact Five - Wasps become inactive at night.
  • Fact Six - They are normally found in their nest.
  • Fact Seven - They are very sensitive to light.
  • Fact Eight - They eat caterpillars.
  • Fact Nine - Male wasps don't have a stinger.
  • Fact Ten - Females have the stinger and it is also their sex organ.
  • Fact Eleven - Females protect the nest.
  • Fact Twelve - Not all female wasps are fertile.
Different Types of Wasps - Hornets
There are many different types of wasps - hornets which can be found in every region of the world. The following articles details facts and information about many different types of wasps - hornets. There are also facts and information about the size of the different types of wasps - hornets, the habitat in which they live and an indication of how long they live. Everything you wanted to know about wasps - hornets, facts and info for kids, children and their teachers and for everyone interested in the facts about wasps - hornets.

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