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Information about 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.

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Tribe Banchini

lots-of-yellow wasp - side - Banchus Ceratogastra ornata? - Ceratogastra ornata - female yellow wasp with orange bands and orange antenna on goldenrod - Ceratogastra ornata - female Exetastes suaveolens? - Exetastes suaveolens - male Unidentified Wasp - Ceratogastra ornata - female Wasp - Exetastes obscurus - male Ichneumonidae ? - Banchus ichneumonid 1 - Exetastes fornicator - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Banchinae
Tribe Banchini
11 genera total; ca. 80 spp. in 4 genera north of Mexico(1)(2)