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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


Tribe Sphecini

Golden Digger Wasp? - Isodontia exornata Great Black Wasp? on onion flower - Isodontia Isodontia? - Isodontia Wasp - Isodontia All-black thread-waisted wasp - Isodontia philadelphica isodontia - Isodontia mexicana grass-carrying wasp - Isodontia mexicana - male black wasp on Crotalaria - Isodontia mexicana

Large blueblack wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - male Sphecid at Burrow - Sphex lucae - female Spider wasp? Sphex ichneumoneus? - Sphex ichneumoneus - male Request wasp ID - Sphex habenus - female wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Wasp photographed in Richland, WA  - Sphex lucae - female NC Sphecinae - Sphex pensylvanicus - male Thread-waisted Wasp - Sphex ashmeadi - male