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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

Abia sp.? - Abia Black Sawfly Striped caterpillar Rose-feeding sawfly larva Sawfly sp Marcrophya sp - Macrophya succincta - female Impressive Sawfly - Macrophya trisyllaba sawfly - Abia americana White-tipped Sawfly - Taxonus terminalis

Small ichneumon? - Pristaulacus unknown caterpillar Chalcid Wasp - Conura - male Ichneumon - Megarhyssa atrata - female Mini Wasp? - Venturia canescens Red-brown hymenopteran - Bracon - female Wasp ID Request - Endasys Ichneumonid? - Aphidius

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

Pupa perhaps Dryinidae larva perhaps Dryinidae larvaX Wasp? cocoon  Microgastrinae cocoon? Soil Pod Soil Pod Black and Tan Pod