Bumblebees are one of New Jersey's largest bee species, measuring about one-inch long. They have a distinctive black and yellow striping, with an oval shape, and small hairs covering their bodies.
Bumblebees are also social insects and frequently build their nests in underground burrows. Sometimes you'll find their nest above-ground around patios or decks and occasionally in attics or around the roofline.
Bumblebees only become aggressive when they are provoked or if they perceive their nest is being threatened, buzzing loudly when disturbed. We usually treat bumblebee infestations when they nest inside a home or outside in a high-traffic area.