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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.

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Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Sawfly - Neodiprion lecontei sawfly larva - water drops - Abia tiny flying insect - Xyela Sawfly Larvae larva Sawfly Xyelidae - Xyelid Sawfly? - Xyela Sawfly - Macrophya pannosa - female

Unknown1 - Megarhyssa macrurus Rescued from the dog's water bowl - Pachysomoides fulvus - female Giant Ichneumon - Rhyssa lineolata  ? - Rhyssa lineolata - female Wasp - Torymus - female Wasp - female Short-tailed Ichneumon Wasp - Ophion Moth caterpillar with parasite (?) Reddish wasp with dancing ovipositor - Macrocentrus

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

Not sure... unknown cocoon unknown cocoon perhaps Dryinidae larva Soil Pod Soil Pod Parasitica, Gentiana Pupa?