Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America Index

Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America
Parasitica | Aculeata | Symphyta

Live bees, wasps, sawflies, ants macro-photographed at North American locations.

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Aculeata – Bees, Ants, and Stinging Wasps12/22/2014
Allegheny Mound Ants – Formica exsectoides12/22/2014
Andrenid Bee – Subgenus Melandrena12/22/2014
Andrenid Bees – Andrena barbilabris12/22/2014
Ants – Lasius alienis12/22/2014
Ants Herd Tiny Aphids – Lasius sp.12/22/2014
Ants: Formica sp.12/22/2014
Aphid Wasps – Subfamily Pemphredoninae12/22/2014
Baldfaced Hornet – Dolichovespula maculata12/16/2014
Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America – Order Hymenoptera02/01/2015
Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America Index02/01/2015
Blackjacket – Vespula consobrina12/22/2014
Braconid Wasp Lays Eggs on Aphids12/22/2014
Braconid Wasp Ovipositing – Meteorus sp.12/22/2014
Brownbelted Bumble Bee – Bombus griseocollis12/22/2014
Bumble Bee Queen – Bombus impatiens12/22/2014
Bumble Bees: Pollinators Extraordinaire12/16/2014
Carpenter Ants – Camponotus pennsylvanicus12/22/2014
Cicada Killer – Wasp with Attitude12/22/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Nomada imbricata12/16/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Nomada ruficornis group12/16/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Triepeolus sp.12/22/2014
Cuckoo Wasp – Chrysis angolensis12/22/2014
Digger Bee – Synhalonia sp.12/16/2014
Downy Yellowjacket – Vespula flavopilosa12/22/2014
Eastern Yellowjacket – Vespula maculifrons12/22/2014
False Honey Ants – Prenolepis imparis12/22/2014
Family Pompilidae – Spider Wasps12/16/2014
Gasteruptid Wasp – Gasteruption sp.12/22/2014
Giant Ichneumon Wasp – Megarhyssa greenei12/22/2014
Giant Ichneumon Wasps Ovipositing12/22/2014
Great Black Wasp – Sphex pensylvanica12/22/2014
Great Golden Digger Wasp – Sphex ichneumoneus12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Agapostemon splendens12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Agapostemon virescens12/16/2014
Halictid Bee – Augochlora pura12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Augochloropsis metallica12/16/2014
Halictid Bee – Lasioglossum sp.12/23/2014
Halictid Bees – Family Halictidae12/16/2014
Honey Bee – Apis sp.12/23/2014
Insect Order Strepsiptera02/01/2015
Marlin's Law – How to measure your bugs01/17/2015
Mining Bee – Andrena sp.12/16/2014
Mud Dauber Wasp – Sceliphron caementarium12/22/2014
North American Insects and Spiders / Tree Encyclopedia01/23/2015
Paper Wasp – Polistes dominula12/16/2014
Paper Wasp – Polistes Fuscatus12/16/2014
Parasitica – Parasitic Apocrita12/22/2014
Pigeon Horntail – Tremex columba12/22/2014
Poison Ivy Sawfly – Arge humeralis12/22/2014
Potter Wasp – Eumenes fraternus12/16/2014
Potter Wasp and Mud Pot Nest12/16/2014
Sand Wasp – Bicyrtes quadrifasciata12/22/2014
Sand-loving Wasp – Tachytes sp.12/22/2014
Sawfly – Dolerus nitens12/22/2014
Sawfly – Dolerus unicolor12/16/2014
Sawfly Eats Beetle12/22/2014
Small Carpenter Bee – Ceratina sp.12/16/2014
Sphecid Wasp – Isodontia elegans12/22/2014
Sphecid Wasps – Ammophila sp.12/22/2014
Strepsiptera-Infected Paper Wasp02/01/2015
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea – Braconid and Ichneumon Wasps12/22/2014
Symphyta – Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps12/22/2014
Tarantula Hawk Wasp – Hemipepsis sp.12/16/2014
Tree Encyclopedia01/26/2015
Tricolored Bumble Bee – Bombus ternarius12/22/2014
Western Yellowjacket – Vespula pensylvanica12/22/2014
Wool Carder Bee – Anthidium manicatum01/23/2015
Yellow-masked Bee – Hylaeus sp.12/22/2014

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Order Hymenoptera: Bees, Wasps, & Ants

Hymenoptera (Latin for membrane wing) is a vast assemblage of insects second only to Coleoptera (beetles) in the number of described species. Hymenoptera number some 115,000 species – of which 18,000 live in North America. Hymenopterans inhabit a wide variety of habitats, and show an incredible diversity in size, behavior, structure and color. Insects & Spiders | Bees & Wasps Index | Bees & Wasps