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Wild Florida Photo - Order: Hymenoptera - ants, bees, wasps and sawflies

Order: Hymenoptera - ants, bees, wasps and sawflies

Volusia Co. FL 09/01/08Sphecius speciosus
Eastern cicada killer
face visible


Members of the Hymenoptera order at Wild Florida Photo

Apidae - Bumble bees, Honey bees, and other bees

Purple passionflower - bee in flower
Passiflora incarnata
Purple passionflower

bee in flower

Crabronidae - Crabronid Wasps, Cicadakillers, Sand Wasps, Mud Daubers

Eastern cicada killer - view of abdomen
Sphecius speciosus
Eastern cicada killer

view of abdomen

Evaniidae - Ensign Wasps

Cockroach egg parasitoid wasp - insect on windowsill
Evania appendigaster
Cockroach egg parasitoid wasp

insect on windowsill

Halictidae - Sweat Bees

Brown-winged striped-sweat bee - female bee on tickseed flower - close-up
Agapostemon splendens
Brown-winged striped-sweat bee

female bee on tickseed flower - close-up

Megachilidae - Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies

Unidentified mason bee - female mason bee on dandelion flower
Osmia sp.
Unidentified mason bee

female mason bee on dandelion flower

Pompilidae - Spider Wasps

Spider wasp - dorsal view from behind with wings folded back, note leg spurs
Poecilopompilus algidus
Spider wasp

dorsal view from behind with wings folded back, note leg spurs

Scoliidae - Scoliid Wasps

Feather-legged scoliid wasp - male flying from flower to flower
Dielis plumipes
Feather-legged scoliid wasp

male flying from flower to flower

Sphecidae - Thread-waisted Wasps

Eastern cicada killer - view of abdomen
Sphecius speciosus
Eastern cicada killer

view of abdomen

Vespidae - Yellowjackets, Hornets and some Wasps

Feather-legged scoliid wasp - female on Bidens alba flower
Dielis plumipes
Feather-legged scoliid wasp

female on Bidens alba flower


Hymenoptera is a member of the Insecta - Insects - Class


Other members of the Insecta class

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