Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
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

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of 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


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#966150
wasp - Poemenia

wasp - Poemenia
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 25, 2014

thank you!
Hi Tom, my name's Molly and I'm an undergraduate assisting Don Chandler this semester with organizing the UNH Insect Collection. I'm in the process of mounting and cataloguing some of your specimens (including this one, which I just mounted this afternoon!), and I just wanted to say thanks for sending in so many fascinating insects! I am learning a lot about taxonomy and also the ins and outs of keeping a collection. It's all great experience for a budding entomologist. So thank you for helping us out with all of your specimens, we appreciate your hard work!

 
Thank you Molly
Mounting and cataloging all the specimens is a lot of work and I appreciate that. Some of the specimens I send to Don are already identified like this one, but many more are identified after they're prepared.
Keep up the good work at UNH and with your posts on BugGuide.

Moved
I expect that this is the male. I will work further on the female, as I expect that I may be going wrong somehow with it.

Moved from Braconids and Ichneumons.

 
Specimen still in fridge
Should I save this one or just let it go?

 
Save
Yes, I think you should save it.

Moved

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.