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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.

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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Tribe Sphecini

Grass-carrier wasp - Isodontia mexicana Grass Carrier - Isodontia elegans Great Black Wasp? on onion flower - Isodontia Isodontia philadelphica - male Sphecid - Isodontia mexicana wasp 3 - Isodontia mexicana Isodontia mexicana? - Isodontia mexicana Sphex nudus? - Isodontia auripes

Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Sphex ichneumoneus? - Sphex ichneumoneus Orange and Black Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus great golden digger? - Sphex ichneumoneus big wasp on liatris - Sphex ichneumoneus - female Wasp on Canadian Thistle - Sphex ichneumoneus Sphex pensylvanicus wasp - Sphex nudus