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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


Superfamily Chrysidoidea - Cuckoo Wasps and Allies

Wasp ID - Pristepyris Pseudisobrachium sp.? - Pseudisobrachium Wasp - Pristepyris armiferus - male Bethylid dust bunny bethylid - Laelius - male Bethylid Tiphiid wasp--genus Tiphia? - Pristepyris Bethylidae, Flat Wasp, spent cocoon, back lit

Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis - female Cuckoo Wasp (Chrysis angolensis) in Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Nest - Chrysis angolensis Cuckoo Wasp (Chrysis smaragdula) - Chrysis Cuckoo Wasp? Cuckoo wasp - Chrysis cuckoo wasp - Chrysis cessata Chrysidini - Chrysis metallic green bee

Raptor Wasp - Esagonatopus niger Dryinidae - female wasp - Esagonatopus niger wasp - Aphelopus varicornis Chalcid Wasp? Ant mimic with mantis-like forelegs Dryinidae Potential Gonatopodinae

Embolemid - Embolemus nearcticus - female Wasp ID - Ampulichomorpha confusa Ichneumonidae? Wasp Embolemus nearcticus - female Embolemus nearcticus - female Ampulichomorpha confusa - male Ampulichomorpha confusa - male

unknown hymenoptera - Sclerogibba talpiformis unknown hymenoptrean different pose - Sclerogibba talpiformis Probethylus sp. - Sclerogibba talpiformis tiny wasp - female Sclerogibba talpiformis? Female? - female Sclerodermus? Sclerogibbidae from Arizona - female Sclerogibbidae from Arizona - female