The Pest: European Hornets . . .
European hornets are large in size,
between ¾ and more than 1 inch. They are brown with yellow
abdominal stripes and a pale face.
The nest: European hornets build paper carton
nests that are usually covered in a brown paper envelope as
protection. Typically, the nests can be found in hollow trees,
barns, out buildings, hollow walls of houses and attics.
The threat: European hornets are considered
beneficial insects because they control many pest species.
However, if their nest is located near a structure, control is
If you're concerned that you have European hornets in your home or place of business, give Dave a call at 1-800-400-6009.
Dave's Pest Control
A Central Massachusetts Extermination and Pest Control
Worcester County Pest and Rodent Exterminators
The above information was provided by Missy Henriksen, Vice President of Public Affairs, NPMA
Executive Director, Professional Pest Management Alliance.