The adult carpenter bee is typically 1/2” to 1” long. Carpenter bees resemble bumble bees, except that carpenter bees possess a bare and shiny abdomen. Male carpenter bees have a yellow spot on their face while females have a black face. Also, carpenter bees are ...

Within a honey bee colony there are three separate castes (Worker, Drone, Queen). The worker bee, the most commonly encountered, is approximately 1/2” to 5/8” in size and possess hairs which give them a “fuzzy” appearance. Their thorax is yellow and the abdomen is black ...