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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

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 Larva? - Atomacera decepta Elm Sawfly? - Cimbex americana Sawfly larva Tremex columba - female leaf mines on Rock Elm - Fenusa ulmi Birch Sawfly Larva (Arge pectoralis) - Arge pectoralis Common Sawfly - Tenthredinidae sawfly?

Black wasp Just Trying to Stay Warm Eurytomidae, lateralX - male Eulophid ex Stigmella apicialbella Wasp Ichneumon - Arotes decorus - female Cynipidae Ichneumon 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

soft dark-brown+grayish pupa pupal case? Pupa Wasp? cocoon Soil Pod Soil Pod Healthy Nadata Gibbosa Cocoon??? Diplolepis rosae - Robin's pincushion