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Upcoming Events

2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia July 27-29: Registration and Discussion

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

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Caliroa Dogwood Sawfly Larvae - Macremphytus testaceus Yellow-faced Sawfly - Tenthredo obscuripennis Common Sawfly - Macrophya trisyllaba Orussus minutus - female Sawfly Larvae - Monostegia abdominalis Currant sawfly? - Nematus mystery caterpillar

type of mayfly or wasp? - male Lathrostizus - male what species´╝č - female Oak Apple inducer - Andricus quercuscalifornicus - female ichneumon - Lissonota - male ichneumon? - Pimpla bug eggs on fibers? - Meteorus Female, Marietta mexicana? - Marietta - female

Bumblebee, Apidae - Bombus impatiens - female Megachile ID Request - Megachile pugnata Agapostemon - male Beewolf - Philanthus multimaculatus Ammophila kennedyi? - Ammophila Chrysidid Wasp? - Parnopes edwardsii - female Ant - Lasius - female Spider Wasp Paper Wasp - Polistes - female

Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf Wasp? cocoon  Microgastrinae cocoon? Parasitica, Gentiana Parasitica, Gentiana Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus