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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

Thread-wasted(?) Wasp - Ammophila Beewolf? - Philanthus Back and orange wasp - Sphex lucae small wasp with beetle prey - Cerceris wasp - Eremnophila aureonotata - male Grass-carrying wasp and Meadow Katydid - Isodontia - female Twitchy black wasp Katydid wasp nest parasite - Nysson plagiatus

Cuckoo wasp? wasp - Dryinus crawfordi - female Cuckoo Wasp - Exochrysis alabamensis Chrysis nitidula-complex Maybe ? - Chrysis Chrysidid - Chrysis Bethylidae? Wasp Green Cuckoo Wasp - Hedychrum

Farming Aphids - Crematogaster cerasi tan ant - Formica dolosa Carpenter Ant queen - Camponotus Cyphomyrmex Reddish ant - Formica aserva - female Formica - Formica gnava Formica ? - Camponotus Formicidae

Cow Killer - Dasymutilla occidentalis - female P. minorata and spider - Priocnemis minorata - female Eusapyga verticalis - female Small Wasp on Dill Flowers - Sapyga louisi Pompilidae 2 - Aporinellus Pompilidae - Anoplius americanus Tarantula Hawk? - Pepsis - male Female, Dasymutilla sicheliana? - female

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