Identification, Images, & Information
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

Caterpillar Sawfly Larva? - Atomacera decepta? - Atomacera decepta Caterpillar? - Cimbex americana Hoplocampa? larva - Schizocerella pilicornis BR - Dolerus sawfly larvae? - Cimbex americana cimbicid sawfly larva feeding on subalpine willow species - identification would be appreciated - Trichiosoma triangulum

Unknown wasp - Aleiodes Ichneumon - Xorides stigmapterus Braconid Wasp wasp - male Acorn Plum Gall - Amphibolips quercusjuglans Ichneumon Wasp - Ophiopterus cincticornis - female Agathis longipalpus? - Agathis longipalpus Diplazon laetatorius? Female? - Diplazon laetatorius - female

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 Pupa Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf  Microgastrinae cocoon? Soil Pod Black and Tan Pod