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See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

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

Previous events


Superfamily Scolioidea

What is this? - Scolia nobilitata - male Campsomeris species - Dielis trifasciata - female Scoliid wasp, possibly Campsomeris tolteca male? - Dielis tolteca - male Scoliid wasp  - Xanthocampsomeris - male Scolia mexicana? - Scolia mexicana - male Scolia nobilitata? - Scolia nobilitata Scoliid Wasp - Pygodasis ephippium - Pygodasis ephippium Toltec Scoliid Wasp - Dielis tolteca
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Scolioidea
comprises a single family

Family Scoliidae - Scoliid Wasps