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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Help I.D. Caterpillar - Arge coccinea Poison Ivy Sawfly - Arge humeralis sawfly larva What? - Ceratulus spectabilis Sawfly ID - Xiphydria - male Sawfly larva Sawfly? - Arge humeralis Sawfly?

Oak Apple Gall (Internal) - Amphibolips quercusinanis ? Oak Apples on Scrub Oak, probably Quercus acutidens - Andricus quercuscalifornicus what species´╝č - Conura amoena wasp or sawfly? - Ichneumon - female Pteromalidae, hyperparasitoid? Wasp (?) - Megastigmus Eucalyptus psyllid and parasitoid wasp - Psyllaephagus bliteus

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

Larva or pupa perhaps Dryinidae larva Diplolepis rosae - Robin's pincushion Cecidomyiidae, Gentiana Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus Culm-dwelling larvae, Sporobolus Cecidomyiidae, Gentiana Cecidomyiidae, Gentiana