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Upcoming Events

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

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

Birch Sawfly - Arge pectoralis (Argidae) - Arge pectoralis Allantus nigritibialis Horntail - Tremex columba - female Elm Sawfly? - Cimbex americana Common sawfly - Hoplocampa Sawfly Larvae Black and yellow sawfly Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae

black and orange Ichneumon Wasp - Ichneumoninae Round-headed wasp - Spathius - male Trimorus - female Figitid ex Nemorimyza posticata ichneumonid 2 - Ichneumon centrator - male Chalcid Wasp - female Ichneumonoidea? - female Unknown Ichneumonid - Enicospilus purgatus

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

soft dark-brown+grayish pupa unknown cocoon Pupa Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf Soil Pod Parasitica, Gentiana Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus Parasitica, Gentiana