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Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Introduced Pine Sawfly - Diprion similis - female Unknown Sawfly - Cephus cinctus - female Common Sawfly - Macrophya trisyllaba Cimbicid Sawfly sp. - Abia Sawfly Hymenopteran - Cimbex americana - male Wasp - Orussus occidentalis - female

Hymenoptera 09b - female Ichneumon - Cratichneumon paratus - male Ichneumon Unknown parasitoid - Baeus Chalcid parasitoid of Mompha solomoni - Pnigalio pallipes orange wasp with black wings - Trogus pennator Green and white.  2 of them on tomato plant - Cotesia congregata A Braconid Wasp (front) - Zelomorpha arizonensis - 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

pupal case? unknown cocoon unknown cocoon Larva or pupa Black and Tan Pod Parasitica, Gentiana Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus