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Upcoming Events

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 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


Genus Anisepyris

Anisepyris williamsi - female Anisepyris williamsi - female Anisepyris occidentalis - female wasp? - Anisepyris - female Bethylidae Bee Genus Anisepyris - Anisepyris - female Bethylid - Anisepyris Bethylid close-up - Anisepyris Wasp for ID - Anisepyris - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Bethylidae (Flat Wasps)
Subfamily Epyrinae
Genus Anisepyris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
7 spp. of our fauna have been recently transferred here from Rhabdepyris(1)
Explanation of Names
Anisepyris Kieffer 1905
23 spp. in our area, ~120 total(1)(2)
New World, mostly Neotropical(1)