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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

sawfly - Arge humeralis Sawfly - Eutomostethus ephippium Sawfly Sawfly attacking platygastrid? - Tenthredo - male Schizocerella ? - Schizocerella lineata - female Tenthredinidae - Common Sawfly Black and red hymenopteran Willow petiole gall

Orange and red wasp - Euceros - female Round Bullet Gall - Disholcaspis quercusglobulus wasp Braconid Wasp? - female Red Wasp - female Unknown Hymenoptera - Cryptus albitarsis - female Ground Ivy Gall [=Liposthenes glechomae??] ID Request - Liposthenes glechomae Braconid but any idea on subfamily or genus?

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

unknown cocoon Cocoon Pupa Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf perhaps Dryinidae larva Soil Pod Soil Pod Black and Tan Pod