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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

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


Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Pigeon tremex, Pigeon horntail, female - Tremex columba - female Ostrich fern sawfly larva Sawfly - Monoctenus - male Catepillar gross and cute little larva on Pear tree leaf. - Caliroa unknown bee - Arge Spawn of Satan insect - Urocerus californicus Unid Leafminer WPrt2 - Metallus rohweri

Ichneumon Wasp? Wings - female Ichneumon - Exetastes suaveolens - male Neat Wasp - Gasteruption - male wasp? - Gnamptopelta obsidianator Dinocampus coccinellae - female Insect 400A 3962-3963 - female winter mega - Megastigmus - male Spilopteron - Spilopteron occiputale

Bumblebee, Apidae - Bombus impatiens - female Megachile ID Request - Megachile pugnata Agapostemon - male Beewolf - Philanthus multimaculatus Ammophila kennedyi? - Ammophila Chrysidid Wasp? - Parnopes edwardsii - female Ant - Lasius - female Spider Wasp Paper Wasp - Polistes - female

soft dark-brown+grayish pupa soft dark-brown+grayish pupa pupal case? unknown cocoon Cocoon Larva or pupa Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf perhaps Dryinidae larva