What are Carpenter Bees

Resembling bumble bees, carpenter bees can grow to over an inch and they have orange, yellow to white hairs with shiny black abdomens. You can differentiate the male from the female bees by looking at some white markings in the male’s faces and identifying the black head with that of a female. Generally, the male carpenter bees do not sting while the females do. Yet the female carpenter bees are believed to be docile. The peak of mating between the […]

How to Control Carpenter Bees Safely

The main thing to know about carpenter bees is that they can cause damage to wooden structures by boring holes and preparing their nests. Although these insects are harmless, their presence can be annoying and frightening to some. The bees may resemble a bumblebee but they have hairless and shiny abdomen. If you want them to stop eating and destroying your house, you might want to control or get rid of them safely and completely. How do you do it? […]


ALL ABOUT CARPENTER BEES Carpenter bee is a member of subfamily XYLOCOPINAE. Their skins are full of hairs and have very big eyes and are found everywhere. These are very large and there are over 500 species worldwide. These are ready to damage any wood such as bamboo and timbers and such other woods are in danger because of these. French entomologist Pierre Andre Latreille explained the genus in 1802.Most of the species live by making social groups with their […]