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

Sand Wasp - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus bee - Philanthus Sphecidae - Isodontia Purple Sphecid Wasp - Chlorion aerarium sphecid - Isodontia Bembicini? Square-headed & Bicolored - male Sand Wasp - Steniolia - female

Cuckoo Bee? - Chrysis Parasite on planthopper’s (fulgoridae) nymph Chrysidid - Holopyga Green Metallic Bee - Chrysis angolensis Chrysis? Bethylid - Anisepyris Female, Gonatopus? - female Chrysidiae (Cuckoo Wasp) - Chrysis angolensis

Ant ID Request - Camponotus subbarbatus Alate Ant - Camponotus - male ant - Aphaenogaster ants - Veromessor andrei - female Carpenter Ants - Camponotus anthrax Ant - Camponotus nearcticus ants that live under rocks - Camponotus sansabeanus - female Camponotus hyatti - female

Pepsis formosa - Pepsis pallidolimbata - male Wasp Spider Wasp - Anoplius lepidus Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla - male Velvet ant - Pseudomethoca frigida - female Tarantula Hawk Body Scan - Hemipepsis ustulata - male Tiny black wasp - Agenioideus Unknown Ant/Wasp