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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Black and red sawfly - Eriocampa ovata Wood Wasp, Horntail ??? - Janus integer - male - female little wasp that wouldn't leave! - Xyela - female Black Sawfly Sawfly on bracken fern sawfly larva - Arge coccinea Plecoptera ? - Xyela Insect - Trichiosoma

Ichneumon - Cymodusa distincta - male Procto? - Mischoserphus - female What made this gall? - Andricus crystallinus Ichneumonoidean - Braconidae? ID appreciated. - female black wasp Ichneumonidae, ventral - female Black and white ichneumon black ichneumon wasp with orange legs

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 bellicosus - female

Not sure... unknown cocoon Parasitica, Gentiana Empty pupal case? Eggs and nests parasitic wasp Parasitica, pith cell in Cup Plant stem Parasitoid wasp larva