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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Genus Eucerceris

Eucerceris superba - male Eucerceris or Philanthus sp. ? - Eucerceris Crabronidae - Eucerceris Dilley Wasps & Bees for IDs #5 - Eucerceris provancheri Wasp ID - Eucerceris Bring Orange wasp w black markings - Eucerceris Philanthinae - ? - Eucerceris Eucerceris flavocincta? - Eucerceris flavocincta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Cercerini
Genus Eucerceris
23 spp. in our area (all in the US, 4 reach Canada), 37 total(1)
outer veinlet of third submarginal cell meeting marginal cell well beyond its outer third; terga with median or submedian transverse depressions (unlike in Cerceris)(2)
NA (Canada to Costa Rica), most diverse in sw. US and Mexico(1)
Prey: adult Curculionidae(2)
Burrows made in ground(2)