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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


unidentified nests

hornet nest - Dolichovespula Hornet Nest in Riverside Park - Dolichovespula hornet nest - Dolichovespula ? Bald Hornets' Nest  - Dolichovespula Bald-faced hornet nest? - Dolichovespula Large 'wasp' nest in Eastern White Pine - Dolichovespula paper wasp nest? - Dolichovespula Dolichovespula sp? - Dolichovespula Nest - Dolichovespula Hive - Dolichovespula Wasp or bee nest - Dolichovespula What kind of nest is this? - Dolichovespula Nest WV - Dolichovespula Wasp Nest - Dolichovespula Wasp Nest - Dolichovespula what made this nest? - Dolichovespula hornet's nest - Dolichovespula Who lives here? - Dolichovespula What lives here? - Dolichovespula Wasp nest - Dolichovespula Nest to ID if possible. - Dolichovespula hornet nest - Dolichovespula