Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

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

Previous events

7015199 - Lyroda subita - female

7015199 - Lyroda subita - Female
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
September 18, 2008
Size: ~7/16"

Lyroda subita, female (IL)
Liris can be ruled out because of the prominent and more offset pronotum and the large arolia. Liris argentatus would be the only similar species in your area, and by comparing this image to images of the latter will make the differences quite apparent. Nice image!

Liris (Leptolarra)?
rather than Lyroda?

The head looks flattened above


Crabronidae > ??Larrini
(your 7015270 looks akin, too)

7015270 is different
note shape of upper head

Appears to be Lyroda
Appears to be Lyroda

makes sense -- thanks
[means both i & Eric made the same mistake -- funny]

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.