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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

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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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

Pseudomasaris vespoides - male Pseudomasaris wheeleri - male Pseudomasaris possibly vespoides - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female 10 May 2010 - Mud Dauber Nest - Pseudomasaris Pseudomasaris phaceliae - male Patrolling Male Pseudomasaris and Female I - Pseudomasaris vespoides - male - female Male Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris vespoides - male Pollen Wasp  - Pseudomasaris occidentalis - female

Euodynerus Wasp - Parancistrocerus perennis Wasp closing nest? - Pterocheilus - female Wasp IMG_8130 - Pachodynerus erynnis Wasp - Eumenes fraternus potter wasp - Eumenes fraternus Wasp 499A 2991 & 3019 & 3069 - Stenodynerus Mason wasp - Ancistrocerus campestris - male Ancistrocerus antilope ? - Ancistrocerus - female

Polistes? - Polistes fuscatus - male Polistes metricus? - Polistes metricus European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominula) - Polistes dominula - female Polistes major paper wasp - Polistes bellicosus Polistes aurifer? - Mischocyttarus Paper Wasp - Polistes fuscatus - female Wasp 719A 4888 & 4891 - Polistes

Nest - Vespula maculifrons atropilosa queen - Vespula atropilosa - female eastern yellowjacket - Vespula maculifrons Yellowjacket? - Vespula alascensis What is it? - Dolichovespula maculata - female Is this a queen Vespula maculifrons? - Vespula alascensis - female   - Vespula germanica Less hairy yellowjacket - Vespula maculifrons - female