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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


Tribe Ammobatoidini

Holcopasites calliopsidis - male Wingless Wasp? - Holcopasites calliopsidis bee 75 - Holcopasites stevensi Holcopasites calliopsidis Bee with Red Abdomen - Holcopasites calliopsidis Holcopasites pulchellus - Holcopasites - female Holcopasites - Holcopasites calliopsidis - female Holcopasites
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Nomadinae (Cuckoo Bees)
Tribe Ammobatoidini
19 spp. (all in Holcopasites) in our area, 33 spp. in 4 genera worldwide(1)
holarctic (w. Palaearctic & NA); in our area, all the 19 spp. occur in the US, 3 reach Canada(1)