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Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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


Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies

Tiny caramel-colored Xiphydria-like creature - Xiphydria - male Wasp? Hornet? - Tremex columba Common Sawfly - Dolerus Caterpillar - Neodiprion lecontei Sawfly? - Hartigia trimaculata - female sawfly perhaps Coptotriche aenea - Metallus capitalis common sawfly - Craterocercus fraternalis - female

Tiny Wasp Ichneumon - male Ichneumon Wasp - Ichneumon annulatorius - male Ichneumon? - Ichneumon - female Braconid? with banded wings - female Ichneuman Wasp - Macrocentrus Tiny Wasp ? Braconid wasp

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

unknown cocoon Beetle larva (?) on Jerusalem Artichoke leaf  Microgastrinae cocoon? Diplolepis rosae - Robin's pincushion Parasitica, Gentiana Alien attached to milkweed beetle Larva Larva