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 Wasps 12/22/2014
Allegheny Mound Ants – Formica exsectoides 12/22/2014
Andrenid Bee – Subgenus Melandrena 12/22/2014
Andrenid Bees – Andrena barbilabris 12/22/2014
Ants – Lasius alienis 12/22/2014
Ants Herd Tiny Aphids – Lasius sp. 12/22/2014
Ants: Formica sp. 12/22/2014
Aphid Wasps – Subfamily Pemphredoninae 12/22/2014
Baldfaced Hornet – Dolichovespula maculata 12/16/2014
Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America – Order Hymenoptera 02/01/2015
Bees, Wasps and Ants of North America Index 02/01/2015
Blackjacket – Vespula consobrina 12/22/2014
Braconid Wasp Lays Eggs on Aphids 12/22/2014
Braconid Wasp Ovipositing – Meteorus sp. 12/22/2014
Brownbelted Bumble Bee – Bombus griseocollis 12/22/2014
Bumble Bee Queen – Bombus impatiens 12/22/2014
Bumble Bees: Pollinators Extraordinaire 12/16/2014
Carpenter Ants – Camponotus pennsylvanicus 12/22/2014
Cicada Killer – Wasp with Attitude 12/22/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Nomada imbricata 12/16/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Nomada ruficornis group 12/16/2014
Cuckoo Bee – Triepeolus sp. 12/22/2014
Cuckoo Wasp – Chrysis angolensis 12/22/2014
Digger Bee – Synhalonia sp. 12/16/2014
Downy Yellowjacket – Vespula flavopilosa 12/22/2014
Eastern Yellowjacket – Vespula maculifrons 12/22/2014
False Honey Ants – Prenolepis imparis 12/22/2014
Family Pompilidae – Spider Wasps 12/16/2014
Gasteruptid Wasp – Gasteruption sp. 12/22/2014
Giant Ichneumon Wasp – Megarhyssa greenei 12/22/2014
Giant Ichneumon Wasps Ovipositing 12/22/2014
Great Black Wasp – Sphex pensylvanica 12/22/2014
Great Golden Digger Wasp – Sphex ichneumoneus 12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Agapostemon splendens 12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Agapostemon virescens 12/16/2014
Halictid Bee – Augochlora pura 12/22/2014
Halictid Bee – Augochloropsis metallica 12/16/2014
Halictid Bee – Lasioglossum sp. 12/23/2014
Halictid Bees – Family Halictidae 12/16/2014
Honey Bee – Apis sp. 12/23/2014
Insect Order Strepsiptera 02/01/2015
Marlin's Law – How to measure your bugs 01/17/2015
Mining Bee – Andrena sp. 12/16/2014
Mud Dauber Wasp – Sceliphron caementarium 12/22/2014
North American Insects and Spiders / Tree Encyclopedia 01/23/2015
Paper Wasp – Polistes dominula 12/16/2014
Paper Wasp – Polistes Fuscatus 12/16/2014
Parasitica – Parasitic Apocrita 12/22/2014
Pigeon Horntail – Tremex columba 12/22/2014
Poison Ivy Sawfly – Arge humeralis 12/22/2014
Potter Wasp – Eumenes fraternus 12/16/2014
Potter Wasp and Mud Pot Nest 12/16/2014
Sand Wasp – Bicyrtes quadrifasciata 12/22/2014
Sand-loving Wasp – Tachytes sp. 12/22/2014
Sawfly – Dolerus nitens 12/22/2014
Sawfly – Dolerus unicolor 12/16/2014
Sawfly Eats Beetle 12/22/2014
Small Carpenter Bee – Ceratina sp. 12/16/2014
Sphecid Wasp – Isodontia elegans 12/22/2014
Sphecid Wasps – Ammophila sp. 12/22/2014
Strepsiptera-Infected Paper Wasp 02/01/2015
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea – Braconid and Ichneumon Wasps 12/22/2014
Symphyta – Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps 12/22/2014
Tarantula Hawk Wasp – Hemipepsis sp. 12/16/2014
Tree Encyclopedia 01/26/2015
Tricolored Bumble Bee – Bombus ternarius 12/22/2014
Western Yellowjacket – Vespula pensylvanica 12/22/2014
Wool Carder Bee – Anthidium manicatum 01/23/2015
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