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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

sawfly Macremphytus tarsatus vs testaceus - Macremphytus testaceus Unknown Sawfly - Macrophya flavolineata - female Pseudosiobla Allantus viennensis? - Allantus viennensis Neoptilia tora Smith - Neoptilia tora - female sawfly unknown wasp - Sirex - male

Ichneumon Wasp larvae inside (Oak Rough Bulletgall) - Disholcaspis quercusmamma wasp - female Chalcidid Wasp - Conura Braconid - Phanerotoma Ichneumon Wasp - Cryptanura septentrionalis - female Wasp - Aleiodes - female Wasp - Helorus

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 soft dark-brown+grayish pupa Cocoon Diplolepis rosae - Robin's pincushion Diplolepis rosae - Robin's pincushion Parasitica, Gentiana Parasitica, Gentiana Parasitica, Gentiana