Do Carpenter Bees Sting?


The male carpenter bee is unable to sting however the female carpenter can sting but only after being extremely provoked. They construct their nests in frame buildings or trees but are not as social as bumblebees. The only species of carpenter bees is found in Pennsylvania.
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