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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 - Neopareophora litura - female Poison Ivy Sawfly - Arge humeralis Sawfly larvae ? Horntail - Sirex longicauda - female Waldheimia carbonaria - female Sawfly - Trichiosoma triangulum Sawfly larva Orange neck Sawfly

Wasp - Rubicundiella - female Alysiinae - female ש - female Dryocosmus minisculus? - Dryocosmus minusculus Wasp - Gelis tenellus - female Small Wasp - Trimorus Wasp - Anomalon - male Torymidae - Megastigmus - 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

unknown cocoon unknown cocoon Larva or pupa Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf perhaps Dryinidae larva Wasp? cocoon Soil Pod Black and Tan Pod