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

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 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.

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Family Colletidae - Cellophane, Plasterer, Masked, and Allied Bees

bee 79 - Colletes Colletid? - Colletes Cellophane Bee with Long Face  - Colletes inaequalis - female Rufous-chested Cellophane Bee - Colletes thoracicus - male - female Colletes on Brassica rapa - Colletes Ambush Bug & Bee - Colletes Bee - Colletes - female Colletes validus - female

Hylaeus ID Request - Hylaeus what species´╝č - Hylaeus modestus Masked bee (Hylaeus sp)? - Hylaeus Black bee ~4.5 on Erigeron  - Hylaeus Hylaeus? - Hylaeus - female Wasp - Hylaeus modestus Ceratina arizonensis? - Hylaeus Hylaeus - male

Hymenoptera-Colletidae-Zikanapis orPtiloglossa - Ptiloglossa Bee on Arizona Milkweed - Ptiloglossa Bee on Arizona Milkweed - Ptiloglossa Colletid? - Ptiloglossa - female Ptiloglossa sp.? - Ptiloglossa - male Unknown bee in my yard - Caupolicana yarrowi Zikanapis elegans - male Zikanapis elegans - female