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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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


Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae

Cockroach Wasp - Ampulex ferruginea wasp - Ampulex canaliculata wasp - Ampulex canaliculata Wasp on trunk of oak tree - Ampulex canaliculata Unknown Hymenopteran - Ampulex Bethylid? - Ampulex canaliculata Ampulex species - Ampulex Ant, wasp or termite? - Ampulex ferruginea

Wasp - Cerceris halone - female Beewolf on Buckwheat - Philanthus multimaculatus Cicada killer - Sphecius speciosus wasp - Lyroda subita Weird Hornet? - Sphecius speciosus Unidentified bug 80312017 - Philanthus gibbosus - female Tiny Wasp Bee wolf? - Philanthus crabroniformis - male

Grass-carrying Wasp- Isodontia elegans with Strepsipteran - Isodontia elegans Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus restless metallic black-blue petioled Wasp with furry thorax and smokey wings - Podalonia Prionyx feeding on Solidago altissima - Prionyx Thread-waisted Wasp - Isodontia Big Black Wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus Sphecidae, Grass Carrying Wasp larva, headX - Isodontia mexicana wasp sp - Sphex habenus - male