Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subgenus Tylandrena


Wild Bees of the National Butterfly Center
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In September, 2018, photographers Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman commenced a new project, documenting the extraordinary diversity of wild bee species at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas. This website chronicles the ongoing NBC project.

Introduction

About the Photographers

Droege S. (2008) Andrenidae, Colletidae, Melittidae: a guide to their identification in eastern North America
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The Bee Inventory Plot
modest page with links to many helpful resources
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BeeSpotter
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Survey project coordinated by M. Berenbaum (UIUC). A bounty of useful info on bees, with an emphazis on the fauna of Illinois.
Jump to Bee Topics

Xerces Society Resources on Pollinator Conservation
A good resource for people interested in the pollination services provided by native bees, as well as some other insects.

Ascher J.S., Pickering J. (2017) Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)

Finnamore A.T. (1998) Aculeate wasps (excluding Formicidae) [of the Montane Cordillera Ecozone]
no longer available

Wasps of Illinois
Angella Moorehouse has created a color guide to some of the Hymenoptera that can be found in Illinois. Can be downloaded free from The Field Museum.