insect Identification #420715 - Ask Extension


insect Identification #420715

Asked August 11, 2017, 10:21 PM EDT

What is this insect? What issues,if any, does it cause inside the house and outside? We live in Baltimore County.

Gratiot County Maryland

Expert Response

These look like honey bees. They are very beneficial outdoors as pollinators of flowers and edible crops.
Were they dead when you found them? Where did you find them? Are you seeing others?

They were in interior of home. Location was basement in creases of the window treatment of the sliding glass door. Probably entered house when door was open for time.
-Alive in photo, died &  no more seen since then. seen
The Question Asker Replied August 22, 2017, 11:55 PM EDT
No sort of treatment is recommended.


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