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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of 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

Previous events


Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets

Dolichovespula norwegica brood - Dolichovespula albida - female Baldfaced hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - female Yellow jacket nest - Dolichovespula arenaria Wasp ID? - Dolichovespula maculata Baldfaced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata Dolichovespula maculata bald faced hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - Dolichovespula maculata Large Bald-Faced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata - female

Large Wasp - Vespa crabro - female ANOTHER LARGE MATURE EUROPEAN HORNET NEST - Vespa crabro European Hornet (Vespa crabro) - Vespa crabro Bee, Hornet Or Wasp? - Vespa crabro giant hornet  - Vespa crabro Vespa crabro - European Hornet - Vespa crabro - female Vespa crabro European hornet queen - Vespa crabro - female

YJ - Vespula maculifrons German Yellowjacket - Vespula germanica - female Vespula (maculifrons?) - Vespula maculifrons Wasp - Vespula pensylvanica - female Vespula - Vespula infernalis Prairie Yellowjacket - Vespula atropilosa - female wasp - Vespula maculifrons - female Pennsylvania Yellow Jacket - Vespula squamosa - female

WASP NEST MUSEUM Vespinae queen nest Wasp nest? Sandhills Hornet? Queen? Wasp nest Paper Wasp or Bald faced Hornet's Nest? Nest Nest