Las Vegas Bees and Wasps

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Often, wanting pest control for wasps and ants comes at the tail end of a crisis. If your home is overwhelmed with buzzing insects, finding a solution as soon as possible is extremely important. This is especially true if someone in your family is allergic to wasps or bees. Thankfully, a solution to your problem is as simple as calling for professional pest control specialists. Unlike other areas of the country, the types of bees common in Las Vegas include Africanized Honey Bees, Honey Bees, and Yellow Jackets.


Honey Bees typically have a light brown color, they are about half-an-inch in length. Honeybees are very social, and it is common for there to be up to 1000 bees per colony. Inside the hive, there are three types of bees including the male drones, infertile female workers and the sole egg-laying queen. Yellow Jackets physical appearance is yellow and black, and they can be a bit over half-an-inch in length. The ones in Vegas may have white or black colors instead of yellow. With a slimmer waist than a bee, they have long wings that encompass their whole body. Because they have a substantial hind leg, they are often confused with bees.


When you call Fortified Pest, you will get the Integrated Pest Management system that each Fortified Pest Control Technician is fully equipped with. No matter the type of bee or wasp, we use a full set of tools and evaluate each home individually. We try to keep your pets and family safe from toxins by limiting the number of chemicals we use in each home. In order to protect the environment, we try to limit our use of pesticides in order to keep pests from becoming resistant. These are a few of the fundamentals of our company; but we go the extra mile by having each worker insured, bonded, and licensed. To start getting rid of your ant problem today, contact us at (702) 879-4007.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Are Las Vegas Bees Aggressive?

They sure can be. They will sting pets and animals when they feel threatened. They can feel under attack if there are certain types of noises and vibrations. They are also sensitive to movement. While they have the same level of toxicity in their sting as regular honeybees, the fact that they often attack in a swarm makes them more dangerous.

Are Africanized Honey Bees and Honey Bees the same?

In the early 1990s, Africanized honeybees could be found in the United States. While trying to find a breed of honeybees that could adapt to the tropics, some managed to escape and interbred with honeybee species found in North and South America. They have a similar breeding pattern as honeybees, but the main difference is their larger size and antagonistic behavior.

How Do Bees Reproduce?

A Honey Bee queen can lay up to 2000 eggs a day, and the adult workers feed the larvae with pollen and honey for about 21 days until they become adults. A queen Yellow Jacket in Las Vegas will reproduce in a similar fashion. Once hatched, the queen will feed the larvae until they are mature. A single nest usually contains about 1000 workers. The males will appear in late summer, and they will mate with females that will hibernate through the winter.

Where Do Bees and Wasps Find Shelter in Las Vegas?

While bees tend to have a hive in an elevated place, yellow jackets pick a spot low to the ground. This means that you will find them in the base of hollow trees, under steps or under decks. Other common places for nest building are bushes or the corners of buildings.

How Do I Get Rid of Bees in an Environmentally Safe Way?

A special focus has been placed on bees over the past 10 years. Instead of using harmful chemicals and ineffective techniques to remove the bees yourself, call us instead. Fortified Pest Management will not only remove the bees in the most environmentally friendly way possible, but we will also work with beekeepers to transfer them to a more purposeful environment where they can do hard work like pollinating crops.

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