Stinging Insects 101. Stinging insects such as various types of wasps, yellowjackets, hornets and bees, are common summertime pests and their stings can be more than just a painful nuisance. Those with allergies to stings are most at risk, although anyone can be affected if a large .Wasps can be more-tempered than bees, and should be treated with caution. If you 're trying to eliminate nuisance wasps attached to your home or near a doorway, it is best done at sunset or very early in the morning. If you have wasps inside the house there is likely a nest in the attic. Below are pictures, identification, .How To Identify Wasp Species. There are more than 30,000 species of wasp around the world. However, there are 3 types of wasps that are most commonly encountered by pest control professionals: paper wasps, hornets and yellowjackets. Image of a hornet .