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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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


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

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

Pseudomasaris edwardsii - male Pseudomasaris wheeleri - female Pseudomasaris possibly vespoides - Pseudomasaris vespoides Male Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris vespoides - male Female Pollen Wasp - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female Pseudomasaris from Diablo Range - Pseudomasaris vespoides - female 111 - Pseudomasaris Sawfly? - Pseudomasaris

wasp - Ancistrocerus - female Door Dweller '09 - Euodynerus undescribed-f - female Eumenes fraternus? - Eumenes fraternus - male - female Mason Wasp (Pseudodynerus quadrisectus) - Pseudodynerus quadrisectus wasp - Parancistrocerus wasp - Euodynerus pratensis Potter wasp  ? - Euodynerus hidalgo Euodynerus hidalgo

IS THIS A YELLOW JACKET OR A PAPER WASP - Polistes dominula Thin-waisted Paper Wasp in California - Mischocyttarus flavitarsis - female Vespula sp? - Polistes dominula Polistes dorsalis - male Mischocyttarus mexicana cubicola - Mischocyttarus mexicanus - female Vespidae  - Polistes major Ploistes - Polistes Aother Polistes male - Polistes - male

Wasp - Vespula vidua - male Yellow Jacket - Vespula alascensis Dolichovespula 1539 - Dolichovespula arenaria Vespid Wasp 2 - Dolichovespula arctica - male Common Aerial Yellowjacket - Dolichovespula arenaria - female Bald Faced Hornet Grubs - Dolichovespula maculata Southern Yellowjackets - Vespula squamosa Hornet? - Vespa crabro