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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

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


Genus Exetastes

Pimplinae - Exetastes fornicator - female Wasp/Sawfly ID help needed - Exetastes unknown Hymenoptera - Exetastes fornicator Exetastes fornicator? - Exetastes fornicator - female Black and orange wasp is? - Exetastes suaveolens - male Wasp - Exetastes obscurus - male ichneumonid 1 - Exetastes fornicator - female Unknown Ichneumonid Wasp - Exetastes angustoralis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitoid Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Banchinae
Tribe Banchini
Genus Exetastes
a large genus with 51 spp. north of Mexico(1)
worldwide except Australian(2)
Mostly unforested terrain or ecotones between forest and grassland(2)