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

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 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.

Previous events


Superfamily Pompiloidea - Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies

Dasymutilla - Dasymutilla bioculata - male Pseudomethoca simillima - female Mutillidae or Bradynobaenidae white fuzzball - Dasymutilla gloriosa - female Velvet Ant - Ephuta - female Mutillid - Dasymutilla coccineohirta - female Ephuta. ? - Pseudomethoca bequaerti - female Orange Mojave pitfall wasp - male

Velvet Ant - Myrmosa Hymenoptera  - Myrmosa Hymenoptera  - Myrmosa Hymenoptera 25 - Myrmosa Ant? - Myrmosula Mutillidae? - male Black, hairy wasp - Myrmosa Mystery Hymenopteran?

Pompilidae - male A blue-winged beauty - probaly a spider wasp.  Help with ID, please - Phanagenia bombycina Blue & Orange flying insect - Pepsis mildei - female Wasp - Psorthaspis mariae - female Very small spider wasp with spider - Priocnemis cornica - female Episyron quinquenotatus? - Episyron quinquenotatus - female Ammosphex - female Spider Wasps - Antenna - male

Eusapyga verticalis - female Sapygid Wasp in California - Eusapyga verticalis - male Tiphiidae? wasp? Sapygid Wasp. Bee Wolf Wasp? - Sapyga Sapyga centrata Sapygid Wasp - female