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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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Tribe Parnopini

Chrysidid Wasp? - Parnopes edwardsii Cuckoo Wasp - Parnopes edwardsii (or fulvicornis?) - Parnopes edwardsii - female Blue Wasp - Parnopes - male Cuckoo wasp on Coreopsis lanceolata - Parnopes - male blue-green with black wings - Parnopes - male Square Headed Wasp - Parnopes - female MN Aug - Parnopes - female Parnopes edwardsii
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 Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Parnopini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated as subfamily in(1)
A single genus with 7 spp. in our area(2), 3 genera worldwide(1)
hosts: Bembicinae(3)