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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

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Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps

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Large Carpenter Bee - Xylocopa virginica - female Cuckoo bee - Triepeolus lunatus Another bee - Halictus ligatus - female Green  ? whatever - Agapostemon - male Give A Wave - Bombus ternarius - male Leafcutter? - Megachile perihirta - male Apis mellifera? - Apis mellifera - female Andrena - Andrena wilkella - male Plasterer Bee - Colletes simulans - female Green-eyed (Melittid) bee - Hesperapis

Mud Dauber in Texas - Sceliphron caementarium Wasp 2 - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus Confirm Microbembex monodonta? - Microbembex monodonta another unknown hymenoptera - Prionyx Big Sphecid - Sphex lucae a spider is attacking a locust borer?  - Cerceris Chalybion? - Chalybion californicum unknown wasp_1 - Ammophila

Dryinid on leafhopper Shiny, Happy Wasp - Caenochrysis doriae W5 - female Wasp or fly? - Chrysis angolensis emerald insect on mint leaf - Chrysis cuckoo - Chrysis Dryinid larva Gonatopodinae - female

Ant problems... - Formica Solenopsis invicta? - Solenopsis invicta Camponotus Novaeboracensis Major worker - Camponotus novaeboracensis Termite? - Lasius claviger Carpenter Ant - Camponotus - male Elongate Twig Ant - Pseudomyrmex gracilis Carpenter Ant - Perhaps Camponotus americanus?? - Camponotus americanus Prenolepis imparis alates? - Prenolepis imparis - male - female

Velvet Ant - Sphaeropthalma auripilis - male Lomachaeta (=variegata) hicksi - Lomachaeta hicksi - male Unknown Wasp Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis _____? - Pepsis - female Insect 605 Bee? - Ephuta pauxilla - male Chyphotes sp. - male Pompilini? - Agenioideus birkmanni

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