How Long Do Wasps Live?


Wasps have different lifespans, depending on their function within the colony. The queen lives the longest, up to 12 months, while workers and drones live anywhere between 12 and 22 days.
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The lifespan of a wasp depends on its sex and status in a wasp hierarchy. Sterile female worker wasps live for about 12 to 22 days, fertile male wasps live a little longer, and female queen wasps live for about 1 year.
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