Nest outdoors in yards, flower beds, wood piles, and landscaped rock walls. Often nestling in the ground; they can also build their nests above ground inside homes, sheds, patios and decks.
These insects can sting many times. Often, the affected area will become red, swollen, and painful.
Their colony can cause considerable damage if they build their nests inside your home. They can enter a home and build their nest in cracks and crevices in your walls, fireplace, and floors. structure.