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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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

Photos of 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

Previous events


Apoid Wasps (traditional Sphecidae)

Wasp? - Ampulex ferruginea Dolichurus greenei? - Dolichurus greenei Cockroach Wasp? - Ampulex canaliculata Ant? - Ampulex ferruginea Hymenoptera - Ampulex canaliculata Dolichurus? - Dolichurus greenei Ampulex canaliculata Ampulex canaliculata?  - Ampulex canaliculata - female

Wasp - Cerceris - male Crabronidae IMG_0914 - Ectemnius maculosus sand wasp - Bembix amoena - male Bee like wasp? - Nysson tristis - male Wasp and planthopper prey - Psammaletes mexicanus - female Has green eyes and striped abdomen. Perhaps a wasp? - Tachytes Black Bee [note: really a Crabonid wasp] - Astata Wasp 14mm - Philanthus

Wasp - Ammophila Mating Thread-Waisted Wasps - Ammophila pictipennis - male - female Blue Mud Wasp (Chalybion californicum)? - Podalonia argentifrons Wasp at Stivers Lagoon - Sceliphron caementarium Wasp species? - Podalonia Thread-waisted wasp - Podalonia - female wasp - sphecid? Unknown wasp - Eremnophila aureonotata