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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


Family Colletidae - Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees

2011 Sandy Hook Bioblitz Bee #1 - Colletes Colletes thoracicus - female Bee in Cow Parsley or GIant Angelica - Colletes unknown bee on prairie aster - Colletes Cellophane Bee #2? - Colletes inaequalis - female Anthophila - Colletes Female Cellophane bee  - Colletes - female Bee - Colletes

Bee or Wasp - Hylaeus - male bee 13 - Hylaeus Tiny black and white bee on goldenrod - Hylaeus Colletidae, face - Hylaeus - male Bee - Hylaeus tiny black be on Apache plume (Fallugia paradoxa) - Hylaeus Hymenoptera: sp.? - Hylaeus - male Lasioglossum? - Hylaeus - male

Mesoxaea sp.? - Caupolicana yarrowi - male Mexican Feather-tongued Bee - Ptiloglossa mexicana - female Ptiloglossa? - Ptiloglossa Ptiloglossa? - Ptiloglossa Diphaglossinae? - Zikanapis elegans - female Colletidae - Ptiloglossa - female Zikanapis elegans? - Zikanapis elegans - male Bumble Bee? - Caupolicana electa