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zportman

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Agosto 2, 2018 a las 02:35 TARDE CDT

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bill_tollefson

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Septiembre 16, 2023 a las 02:33 TARDE CDT

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kippergore

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Mayo 25, 2024 a las 12:03 TARDE CDT

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Abejas Metálicas del Sudor (Subgénero Dialictus)

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morcutt

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Mayo 25, 2024 a las 01:50 TARDE CDT

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jeff1962

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Mayo 23, 2024 a las 09:54 MAÑANA EDT

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Old Miakka Preserve pollinating hogplum (Ximenia americana)

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jsolfrian

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Mayo 2024

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nbdragonflyguy

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Septiembre 12, 2019 a las 02:45 TARDE ADT

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Crossocerus? I have at least four pics of this little wasp. I think it bears some resemblance to @heatherholm's nesting Crossocerus, but of course I could be mistaken. It does not appear to have pale rings on the top of the tibiae, though:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1737573/bgpage
@matthias22

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marytschopp

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Agosto 17, 2021 a las 01:05 TARDE EDT

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Avispas Alfareras Y Albañiles (Subfamilia Eumeninae)

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nicciaf

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Mayo 22, 2022 a las 04:20 TARDE EDT

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jeffdc

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Mayo 25, 2022 a las 12:45 TARDE EDT

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adamkohl

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Junio 22, 2022 a las 12:13 TARDE EDT

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On Aruncus dioicus flowers, wings have a dark purple tint

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jeanine10

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Julio 16, 2022 a las 09:25 MAÑANA EDT

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Avispas Alfareras Y Albañiles (Subfamilia Eumeninae)

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nsharp

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Julio 3, 2022 a las 03:40 TARDE EDT

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david99

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Julio 28, 2022 a las 07:35 MAÑANA EDT

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teminy

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Agosto 8, 2022 a las 10:27 MAÑANA EDT

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haberk

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Septiembre 4, 2022 a las 05:37 TARDE EDT

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surfman

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Octubre 15, 2022 a las 12:24 TARDE EDT

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rebecca145

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Octubre 20, 2023 a las 12:56 TARDE EDT

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mossman13

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Julio 13, 2022 a las 03:31 TARDE CDT

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On Pycnanthemum tenuifolium n 4-yr old prairie planting. This species found on P. tenuifolium at this site exactly one year ago as well.

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samwilhelm

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Julio 2022

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naturalist2073

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Mayo 18, 2023 a las 02:22 TARDE EDT

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dancingfrog

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Octubre 1, 2023 a las 12:58 TARDE EDT

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Trapped between windows, but alive earlier today.

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pepperscorn

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Octubre 2023

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trusty125

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Octubre 1, 2023 a las 05:48 TARDE EDT

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akilee

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Septiembre 14, 2023 a las 01:02 TARDE EDT

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the_wood

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alllife2023

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Septiembre 22, 2023 a las 02:45 TARDE EDT

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jodoodles

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Septiembre 9, 2023 a las 10:13 MAÑANA CDT

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jodoodles

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Septiembre 23, 2023 a las 11:02 MAÑANA CDT

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rcurtis

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Septiembre 15, 2023 a las 04:13 TARDE EDT

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nbdragonflyguy

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Septiembre 15, 2023 a las 02:46 TARDE ADT

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frodejacobsen

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Agosto 4, 2023 a las 10:34 MAÑANA EDT

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isopoddemigod

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Agosto 27, 2023 a las 01:53 TARDE EDT

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evanofindiana

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Agosto 25, 2023 a las 05:29 TARDE EDT

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boogirl

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Julio 4, 2023 a las 09:23 MAÑANA EDT

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nbdragonflyguy

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Julio 18, 2021 a las 12:13 TARDE ADT

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Heads up @neilvinson @laura_clarke @sinclvan6
This cool little cuckoo wasp was found in the pollinator garden during the 2021 BioBlitz. As far as I can tell, this critter is completely new for Eastern North America on iNat and Bug Guide. I will check with @matthias22 and @johnklymko whether there are any known records for this Genus in the region.

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nbdragonflyguy

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Julio 16, 2022 a las 12:34 TARDE ADT

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nbdragonflyguy

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Agosto 1, 2021 a las 10:33 MAÑANA ADT

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Saltarina de Tablero Común (Burnsius communis)

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Agosto 1, 2021 a las 02:30 TARDE CDT

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Lifer

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colinpurrington

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Junio 12, 2021 a las 02:40 TARDE EDT

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amoorehouse

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Junio 2, 2021 a las 03:36 TARDE CDT

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Found resting on poison ivy leaf in remnant woodland opening at Nenawakwa Land and Water Reserve.

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sarahkvidt

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Agosto 12, 2019 a las 05:05 TARDE UTC

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Abejorro Americano Terrestre (Bombus terricola)

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nbdragonflyguy

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Mayo 11, 2021 a las 10:54 MAÑANA ADT

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Chowing down

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amoorehouse

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Mayo 5, 2021 a las 01:13 TARDE CDT

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Found along roadside in patch on butterweed.

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judygva

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Marzo 19, 2021 a las 01:33 TARDE EDT

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xris

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Junio 16, 2020 a las 11:31 MAÑANA EDT

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martinlucas

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Abril 11, 2020 a las 03:11 MAÑANA CDT

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On Salix blossoms at the margin of a sand prairie pocket marsh. This is a bold suggested ID, but it really seems a good match to me, and those wings are unusual. Not too far from the size of a typical house fly, the head looks tachinid, but the rest of the fly less typically so. If this ID is correct, it's a male, the females don't have patterned wings. The four photos are a single individual.

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amoorehouse

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Julio 14, 2015 a las 03:31 TARDE CDT

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Found on rattlesnake master in planted prairie.

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Escribano Nival (Plectrophenax nivalis)

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nbdragonflyguy

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Enero 10, 2011 a las 11:35 MAÑANA AST

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martinlucas

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Agosto 22, 2019 a las 01:55 TARDE CDT

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In mostly bare sand on a small dune in a sand prairie -- a small spider wasp probing into the sand. I think its an Anoplius based on the blue-black color, the partial orange abdomen and the leg spines, but I could be wrong. Photos are a series of a single wasp.

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martinlucas

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Julio 14, 2019 a las 01:30 TARDE CDT

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On Cicuta maculata blossoms on the border of a prairie pothole marsh. A breeding pair perhaps, they rubbed their antennae quite rapidly. A few minutes later I observed what appeared to be the same species of wasp lurking at the openings of the dens of larger wasps on a nearby sand dune -- maybe 200 meters away. [see" https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/28811923] If I understand the descriptions, these may be from genus Zanysson.

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Pico Tridáctilo Americano (Picoides dorsalis)

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gordon_dietzman

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Enero 22, 2020 a las 03:42 TARDE CST

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colinpurrington

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Julio 11, 2018 a las 05:04 TARDE EDT

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Cuckoo wasp stalking a Trypoxylon collinum nest. It wasn't successful on this occasion (male T. collinum eventually came out of tube and attacked it) but I saw it enter the nest a day later when the male was briefly out.

I don't have a good shot of distal part of abdomen, unfortunately. Caenochrysis? Chrysis?

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Cardenal Rojo (Cardinalis cardinalis)

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gordon_dietzman

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Diciembre 30, 2019 a las 02:06 TARDE CST

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colinpurrington

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Junio 11, 2019 a las 04:39 TARDE EDT

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Waiting for a Chelostoma philadelphi (Megachilidae) to vacate her nest.

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sharleen_j

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Octubre 25, 2019 a las 12:44 TARDE EDT

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scottking

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Agosto 8, 2017 a las 11:34 MAÑANA CDT

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Horse Guard Wasp?
McKnight Prairie
Randolph, Minnesota

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nbdragonflyguy

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Septiembre 17, 2019 a las 03:26 TARDE ADT

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rustybee

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Agosto 10, 2019 a las 09:01 MAÑANA PDT

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On goldenrod.

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amoorehouse

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Agosto 6, 2019 a las 01:53 TARDE CDT

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Observed drinking "nectar" from partridge pea glands in planted prairie.

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martinlucas

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Agosto 2, 2019 a las 07:29 MAÑANA CDT

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On Asclepias verticillata in a sand prairie. A fairly small Tachytes (a male, I would guess) - All photos depict a single individual.

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martinlucas

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Junio 16, 2019 a las 07:56 MAÑANA CDT

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On Asclepias amplexicaulis in a sand prairie and old field. Quite a small insect - note the red tegula and black wings - though it seemed a good fit for genus Oxybelus, I didn't find any that have a red tegula and black wings. Please don't rely on this suggested ID until confirmed or corrected by an expert. The two photos depict the same individual - unfortunately I didn't get a photo of the face, this insect was so small it was near the limits of my capacity to capture it.

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martinlucas

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Junio 16, 2019 a las 07:59 TARDE CDT

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On Asclepias amplexicaulis blossoms in a sand prairie and old field. A very small stubby wasp with a vivid metallic blue color. Maybe 2 or 3 mm.

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javiehweg

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Mayo 18, 2019 a las 05:24 TARDE EDT

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judygva

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Mayo 12, 2019 a las 02:42 TARDE EDT

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judygva

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Abril 11, 2019 a las 05:24 TARDE EDT

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Abejas de Primavera (Género Andrena)

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judygva

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Marzo 22, 2019 a las 02:15 TARDE EDT

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Carbonero Boreal (Poecile hudsonicus)

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nbdragonflyguy

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Mayo 5, 2010 a las 12:24 TARDE ADT

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amoorehouse

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Agosto 29, 2017 a las 05:04 TARDE CDT

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Found on Canada goldenrod in planted prairie. https://bugguide.net/node/view/1432420

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Junco Ojos Negros (Junco hyemalis)

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suzanne11

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Enero 20, 2019 a las 04:31 TARDE HST

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Avispa Papelera Casaca Roja (Polistes metricus)

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amoorehouse

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Septiembre 14, 2018 a las 12:48 TARDE CDT

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Found on Canada goldenrod in weedy field at Heron Bend Conservation Area.

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martinlucas

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Julio 21, 2015 a las 12:13 TARDE CDT

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On Dalea purpurea in a sand prairie and old field area. Photos depict a single individual.

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Abejas Cortadoras de Hojas (Género Megachile)

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martinlucas

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Agosto 22, 2018 a las 08:12 MAÑANA CDT

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My sister Donna https://www.inaturalist.org/people/donnalucas discovered a Megachile nest while digging in her garden, and successfully placed it in a jar for examination. The bees started emerging at about 8:00 am on August 22, 2018. She brought the nest over to my house nearby, and we took it out onto the patio where I photographed the bees emerging, and then flying away. These are rather small Megachile bees -- the nest was found in a suburban looking area of a small town. Remnants of sand prairies and black oak savannas in more or less degraded condition are present nearby. Though I didn't notice it at the time, a green fly also emerged; likely a parasite of these bees. Because I didn't notice the fly at the time, I didn't get good photos, but will nevertheless post them as my next observation (see: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/18841697). This is a long series posted in chronological sequence, but I hope worth it to some; I have quite a few more but I think these show most of the interesting behaviors. I think at least three bees emerged, but no photo shows more than two. The vessel is a small Pyrex measuring cup.

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Avispa Chaqueta Amarilla Viuda (Vespula vidua)

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martinlucas

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Septiembre 23, 2018 a las 11:23 MAÑANA CDT

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On an aster (Symphyotrichum) in a sand prairie marsh and thicket area. The predominance of dark markings caught my eye. The flower is most likely Symphyotrichum pilosum, but Symphyotrichum ericoides is similar. This tentative ID is based primarily on the markings but I didn't see a really clear explanation of how to get yellowjackets to species so please don't rely on this until confirmed or corrected by an expert. Photos depict a single individual.

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amoorehouse

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Mayo 30, 2017 a las 01:44 TARDE CDT

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Found on meadow anemone in planted prairie at Wapello Land and Water Reserve.

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martinlucas

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Agosto 23, 2018 a las 04:49 TARDE CDT

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On Eupatorium perfoliatum in a marsh and thicket in the sunny bottom lands of Bogus Run.

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martinlucas

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Agosto 22, 2018 a las 05:36 TARDE CDT

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On a sunflower, probably Helianthus X cinereus, in a sand prairie near a marsh. These large Megachile bees were active and rather tame, and lighting conditions were good so I was fortunate to get quite a few good shots; the photos depict more than one individual. Helianthus X cinereus is not available as a choice on iNat so I've simply tagges as "Helianthus". I had formerly thought these were H. hirsutus, though they didn't key out all that well; in summer 2017 Laura Rericha, co-author of "Flora of the Chicago Region" informed me these are X cinereus, perhaps a hybrid of H. mollis and H. occidentalis, both of which are common nearby. Whatever you call them, they seem to be especially attractive to M. fortis. [see also: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/19800354]

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kjhung

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Agosto 4, 2018 a las 07:44 MAÑANA EDT

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Male Cemolobus ipomoeae resting in Ipomoea pandurata flower at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. This was the only male I saw this day; all others were females foraging for pollen.

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martinlucas

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Julio 22, 2018 a las 02:34 TARDE CDT

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On Ratibida pinnata in my mostly native sand prairie garden.

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martinlucas

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Julio 16, 2018 a las 01:03 TARDE CDT

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On Monarda punctata in my mostly native sand prairie garden. Based on prior IDs from the site, I'm inclined to think it's Tachytes guatemalensis. The white substance on the top side of its thorax is M. punctata pollen I think; the second photograph illustrates the wasp oriented pollination scheme of this plant. These two photos depict a single individual.

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cesmith

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Julio 2018

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One of many seen. This species was last observed in this area in ~ 2000 or 2001.

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martinlucas

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Julio 8, 2018 a las 12:09 TARDE CDT

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On Rudbeckia in a sand prairie. Might be a female Epeolus lectoides, ID'd from the same location in summer of 2017: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1398772

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martinlucas

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Junio 28, 2018 a las 05:59 TARDE CDT

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On Asclepias tuberosa in my mostly native sand prairie garden. Smaller than a honeybee, larger than a typical sweat bee. My initial impression was 'cuckoo bee' (eg Epeolus). All the photos depict a single individual.

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Ajolote Atigrado (Ambystoma tigrinum)

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martinlucas

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Junio 2018

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In a fishless, sand bottomed pond with clear, clean water. ID using: http://fwf.ag.utk.edu/mgray/wfs493/HovermanLarvaeID.pdf - Also, the only species of salamander that has been seen in adult form in the area. However, I didn't see the blue-spotted salamander in the key and the habitat for that species is potentially available. Photos are probably not of the same individual. In the third photo, the salamander tries unsuccessfully to eat a large wormlike creature, possible some kind of leech.

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martinlucas

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Agosto 5, 2017 a las 12:51 TARDE CDT

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A series of photos of an individual female Myzinum wasp visiting Asclepias verticillata on a sand prairie and old field area. This seemed a rather large Myzinum to me. The dotted terga suggest M. carolinianum or obscurum. I see that obscurum is identified by striations on the propodeum. I feel like these may be visible here, but am not sure.