Mud Daubers

Mud Daubers: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Mud Daubers are generally black or shimmering blue with yellow found mostly in their legs and wings
  • They are easily distinguished by their long stem between thorax and abdomen
  • They are generally found frequenting mud puddles
  • Their nests are mud cells built on the sides of houses or in attics

Active Season

  • Mud Daubers active season is during the Spring and Summer

Interesting Facts

  • Mud Daubers generally prey on spiders (top predator of black widows)
  • Although they appear quite dangerous these wasps will very rarely sting

Cause for Concern

  • Mud Daubers nests/cells can go unkept and can cause an infestation of dermestid beetles sometimes causing an infestation in the home
  • Their cells, being made of mud, may cause unsightly damage to the exterior of homes/buildings

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the Mud Daubers. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

Our Guarantee

  • Town &¬†Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

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If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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