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Offline Carol

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Cicada Killer Wasp
« on: June 03, 2013, 11:11:47 AM »
I've saw these around the yard last year. This morning I saw a large wasp in front of the hive. Glad I didn't use the wider entrance...they may not have kept it out. It took off before I could kill it. I think this is what I saw. Is it a threat to the hive?



Offline Michael Bush

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Re: Cicada Killer Wasp
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013, 11:15:44 AM »
I have a lot of them in my yard.  I've never seen them bother the bees.
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Offline tefer2

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Re: Cicada Killer Wasp
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2013, 08:43:18 AM »
I've captured a few hanging around on my pallets. Never saw them eating any bees yet.
I had to run home and figure out if they were a problem too.