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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Tribe Cercerini

Irvine Park Wasps #3 - Cerceris 1284501 - Cerceris fumipennis Wasps attempting to mate - Cerceris - male - female Wasp provisioning burrow with weevil - Cerceris bicornuta - female Weevil Wasp - Cerceris? - Cerceris Cerceris californica  - Cerceris californica - female Small Wasp   - Cerceris Wasp sp - Cerceris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Cercerini
2 genera in the tribe, with ~110 spp. in our area(1) and >900 spp. worldwide (of which 870 Cerceris spp.)(2)
nests provisioned with beetles (Chrysomelidae, Buprestidae, Curculionidae)