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2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia July 27-29: Registration and Discussion

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

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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 zonalis - female Pollen Wasp Pseudomasaris maculifrons? - Pseudomasaris maculifrons - male Female Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female Female Pseudomasaris on Phacelia Mutabilis - Pseudomasaris zonalis - female Pseudomasaris edwardsii - male Pseudomasaris edwardsii ? - Pseudomasaris edwardsii - female 51 - Pseudomasaris 62 - Pseudomasaris

help ID - Zethus spinipes Little Wasp on the Beets - Parancistrocerus declivatus Eumenes fraternus? - Eumenes fraternus whats that wasp? - Parancistrocerus histrio Eumenes fraternus? - Eumenes Ancistrocerus antilope - Ancistrocerus albophaleratus Parancistrocerus pensylvanicus - male - female 9048097 wasp - Parancistrocerus fulvipes

Parasitized Polistes - Polistes fuscatus - male Male with badly mangled wings - Polistes fuscatus Red Wasp - Polistes Wasp - Polistes Wasp 477A 3839 & 3843 - Polistes fuscatus Polistes dominula - male polistes sp - Polistes Polistes aurifer

ANOTHER LARGE MATURE EUROPEAN HORNET NEST - Vespa crabro Wasp? Hornet?  Yellow Jacket? - Dolichovespula arenaria - male Id help needed, cicada killer ? - Vespa crabro Huge baldfaced hornet nest. - Dolichovespula maculata brownish wing, queen bald-faced hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - female Wasp trying to subdue a flower longhorn beetle. - Vespa crabro yellowjacket  - Dolichovespula arenaria Vespula - Dolichovespula arenaria - female