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

Larra bicolor Black Wasp - Isodontia sp? - Isodontia Wasp? - Ampulex ferruginea Philanthinae - ? - Eucerceris Square-headed Wasp - Ectemnius Yellow Black Wasp Chlorion aerarium - Steel-blue Cricket Hunter - Chlorion aerarium 2Jun2017.Lotus.HN.hymen1 - Ammophila

Holepyris micidus - female Chrysididae - Chrysis inaequidens - female Bamboo solitary bee nests visitor - Chrysis Wasp Chrysis inaequidens? - Chrysis Bethylid Chrysis? - Chrysis Iridescent green

Ant with a huge gaster - Aphaenogaster rudis - female Is this Messor, perhaps Messor andrei? - Veromessor andrei Formica subpolita - female Ants - Liometopum occidentale Ant on willow flowers - Prenolepis imparis - female Formicidae - Linepithema humile Camponotus - Camponotus ocreatus - female Formica - Formica pallidefulva

Paracyphononyx funereus - Paracyphononyx - female Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla quadriguttata - female Is this a spider wasp? - Episyron Blue-Black Spider Wasp - female Bentsen boat ramp spider wasp, front view - Auplopus - female Priocnemis oregona? - Priocnemis oregona - female Male Dasymutilla? - Dasymutilla - male Auplopus mellipes mellipes?