Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps


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

Two-tone wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Irvine Park Wasps #3 - Cerceris New Mexico Sand Wasp - Bembix Square-headed Wasp - Ectemnius cephalotes - female - - Sphex ashmeadi - female Strange Fly/Bee? - Bembix Red-tipped Wasp - Tachysphex Wasp or Hornet??? - Sphecius speciosus - female

small wingless wasp - Dissomphalus Green Metallic Wasp - Chrysura Chrysidid 2 - Omalus Cuckoo Wasp - Holopyga Cuckoo Wasp - Omalus iridescens Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysidinae - Chrysura cuckoo wasp - Hedychrum

Ant - Formica Smooth seed harvester ant (Messor andrei) - Pogonomyrmex rugosus european fire ants on woolly alder aphids - Myrmica rubra - female Crematogaster hibernating - Crematogaster - female   - Formica ant - Lasius subumbratus Formicidae - Ants - Lasius Ant

medium velvet ant - Dasymutilla bioculata - female Spider Wasp - female Slender black spider killer - Auplopus - female Pepsine wasp from southern Chiricahua Mnts - Entypus aratus - female Fuzzy bug found in the Mountains in El Paso - Dasymutilla unidentified wasp - Dasymutilla Anoplius semirufus ? - Anoplius semirufus - female 9023995 Mutillid - Dasymutilla - female