|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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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