Predatory Wasps

You may think the last thing you want in your garden is wasps, but some wasps are actually beneficial insects!

Parasitic wasp

Did you know that the wasps in your garden might actually be beneficial insects? Some wasps pollinate garden flowers and help fight against pests that damage your plants.

How to identify Predatory Wasps?

There are several different wasps that are predatory. They are generally 0.5cm in length, vary in appearance but most have bright yellow or orange bands of colour, that warn any animal that may want to eat them. All predatory wasps have four wings and a skinny, thread-like waist that connect the thorax to the abdomen. These wasps col...

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