bumble bee vs. carpenter bees - Knowledgebase Question

glenwood, Il
Question by stephcedtoo
June 22, 2010
I have what appears to be bumble bees as opposed to carpenter because the yellow is more pronounsed than blacka and the are fat and hairy which have nested in between my vinyl siding and my homes foundation near the ground..I also have flowers there..I thougth only carpenter bees did that..how do i get rid of them or do I even need to?and what is the copper colored goop hanging from that area?

Answer from NGA
June 22, 2010


Here is a website with photos to help you determine whether you are dealing with carpenter bees or bumblebees. I suspect you're dealing with carpenter bees:

I hope you find the information helpful.

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