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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of 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

Previous events


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

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

Pseudomasaris possibly vespoides - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female Northern Pseudomasaris - Pseudomasaris marginalis - female Pseudomasaris phaceliae - female Pseudomasaris wheeleri - male Odd Wasp - Pseudomasaris edwardsii - male Female Vespoides? - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female Black and Yellow Wasp - Pseudomasaris vespoides Wasp ~1.5cm - Pseudomasaris marginalis - female

Red-marked Pachodynerus - Pachodynerus erynnis - male Wasp - Odynerus dilectus - 01 - Ancistrocerus catskill Eumeninae Mason wasp - Dolichodynerus tanynotus Wasp 8972-8977-8981 - Ancistrocerus Potter wasp? Wasp - female wasp - Zeta argillaceum

Polistes on oozing oak buds - Polistes aurifer - male polistes - Polistes metricus - male Polistes  - Polistes aurifer - male unknown wasp - Polistes fuscatus - male Unknown Wasp - Polistes dominula Wasp - Mischocyttarus mexicanus Polistes species unknown - Polistes rubiginosus Paper Wasp? What kind? - Polistes fuscatus

unknown - Vespula maculifrons Eastern Yellowjacket Queen - Vespula maculifrons - female D. maculata queen preparing for diapause  - Dolichovespula maculata - female Vespula alascensis. - Vespula alascensis ?Yellowjacket?species - Vespula maculifrons Eastern yellowjacket Queen? Vespa crabro Dolichovespula arenaria? - Dolichovespula arenaria - female