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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 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

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Family Vespidae - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps

Euparagia scutellaris Euparagia scutellaris wasp on glassy hyacinth - Euparagia Euparagia desertorum

Pseudomasaris coquilletti - male Pseudomasaris vespoides - male - female Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris edwardsii - male Male Anthidium Bee? - Pseudomasaris vespoides - male Pollen-Wasp on Phacelia ramosissima - Pseudomasaris coquilletti - female Pseudomasaris edwardsii ? - Pseudomasaris edwardsii - female Sonora Pass Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris - female Sawfly? - Pseudomasaris zonalis - male

Wasp for ID - Eumenes verticalis - male wasp or yellowjacket - Ancistrocerus campestris - female 14Jun2017.lotus.HN.hymen2 - Zethus spinipes Bulbous Wasp - Eumenes bollii Hornet ? - Monobia quadridens Pseudodynerus quadrisectus? - Pseudodynerus quadrisectus Mason Wasp Eumeninae - Ancistrocerus catskill

Polistes - Polistes dorsalis - male Male Polistes dominula - European Paper Wasp? - Polistes dorsalis - male wasp - Polistes exclamans Yellow Face Wasp - Polistes fuscatus - male Polistes sp.? - Polistes fuscatus Paper Wasp - Polistes dominula Polistes dorsalis? exclamans? grooming: cleaning abdomen, wings, face, legs - Polistes bellicosus - male Paper Wasp - Polistes exclamans

Baldfaced hornet 6 comb nest. - Dolichovespula maculata Assuming Vespula maculifrons but assumptions can be dangerous - Vespula germanica - female Bald-faced hornet nest? - Dolichovespula Araneus gemmoides female - Vespula atropilosa - female Yellowjackets near nest entrance - Dolichovespula arenaria Vespa crabro Hornet - Vespa crabro - female Blackjacket (Vespula consobrina) - Vespula consobrina