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Upcoming Events

Information, 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


Superfamily Vespoidea - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies

hymenopteran from Malaise trap - Rhopalosoma nearcticum Braconid? - Rhopalosoma nearcticum Ichneumon-like wasp? - Rhopalosoma nearcticum Unknown Parasite - Olixon banksii Ichneumon Wasp? - Rhopalosoma nearcticum - male Parasite of Restless Bush Cricket unknown  - parasite? unknown  - parasite?

Yellowjacket? - Vespula maculifrons Sandhills Eumeninae - Stenodynerus - female Ancistrocerus - Ancistrocerus antilope Pseudomasaris edwardsii ? - Pseudomasaris edwardsii - female Eumenes - female Vespula germanica - female Paper Wasp / Polistes - Polistes dominula Eumeninae species with mites - Ancistrocerus - male