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0 1 Red Velvet Ant

Red Velvet Ant

by audrey.m.archerDelaware, USA

These insects are actually wasps

0 0 Unknown Ichneumonidae

Unknown Ichneumonidae

by LadyLilacAlberta, Canada

I know that's just an ovipositor and they ...

1 0 Wheel bug

Wheel bug

by mountainmomma.wvWest Virginia, USA

Eastern US insect

0 0 Paper wasp

Paper wasp

by Maria dBNorth Carolina, USA

I was grateful that this individual ...

0 0 Hover Fly

Hover Fly

by RbumSeattle, Washington, USA

A fly that mimics

0 0 Eastern yellowjacket wasp

Eastern yellowjacket wasp

by Maria dBChapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

adept at stinging, especially if the nest ...

26 14 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth)

by SinobugPuer Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China

stinging hairs. These hairs can inject a ...

10 3 Smeared Dagger Moth caterpillar

Smeared Dagger Moth caterpillar

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

boardwalk that goes through the central ...

1 1 Spotting

Spotting

by BonnieLHuntsingerNashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Some type of yellow & black wasp...that ...

0 1 Great Golden Digger Wasp

Great Golden Digger Wasp

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

Winged insect with orange-colored legs, ...

0 2 Great Golden Digger Wasp

Great Golden Digger Wasp

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

A dark-red (or orange) and black...wasp?

0 1 Tachinid Fly

Tachinid Fly

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

Black, fuzzy-looking lower body, not sure if its a bee or a fly

1 3 Honeybees

Honeybees

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

Orange and black stripped...bee

0 4 Northern Paper Wasp

Northern Paper Wasp

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

A black, brown and yellow...wasp (?) with a spot or circle on its lower body

0 0 Marimbondo caboclo

Marimbondo caboclo

by EduardoFrickGuararema, São Paulo, Brazil

quite beneficial to man, the wasp is hated by the population

0 0 Flower Fly, Hoverfly

Flower Fly, Hoverfly

by joanbstanleyDenton, Texas, USA

mimics of wasps or bees. Flies can’t

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by emily1336New York, USA

This is an image of a black insect

0 1 Cicada Killer with cicada

Cicada Killer with cicada

by joanbstanleyTexas, USA

Cicada killers reach up to 1-½ inch in length. Except for a rusty red head and ...

0 1 Fire ants

Fire ants

by Maria dBDurham, North Carolina, USA

Fire ants are a variety of stinging ants ...

0 0 Black and Yellow Mud Dauber

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber

by injicaCroatia

They are solitary insects

2 0 Honey bee

Honey bee

by Daniel HughesNorth Carolina, USA

Stinging

2 1 Paper wasp

Paper wasp

by Maria dBNorth Carolina, USA

Hopefully the wasps will have moved on by springtime so

0 0 Eastern Carpenter Bee

Eastern Carpenter Bee

by 15dolszewskiBaltimore, Maryland, USA

The bumble bee is best known for having a

1 1 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillars (Cup Moths, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillars (Cup Moths, Limacodidae)

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillars (Cup ...

1 0 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

6 1 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

6 1 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

by SinobugPuer Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China

colouration and stinging hairs. These ...

0 2 Schwebfliege

Schwebfliege

by SaskiaMarlohWiesbaden, Hessen, Germany

An insect flying like a humming bird, about ...

0 0 Organ Pipe Mud Dauber

Organ Pipe Mud Dauber

by noah.musicianMichigan, USA

(though I never heard that until I did ...

0 0 Velvet Ant

Velvet Ant

by joanbstanleyDenton, Texas, USA

Velvet ants females are wingless, ant-like and often covered with a velvety ...

3 4 Megalopygid Moth

Megalopygid Moth

by Diaz José MiguelCartago, Costa Rica

have venomous spines that can cause a ...

1 0 Spotting

Spotting

by KarenSaxtonEl Dorado, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador

very small but stocky bee or wasp that ...

1 0 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

1 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

4 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

2 0 Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, Limacodidae)

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

21 8 Spotting

Spotting

by SinobugPuer Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

25 10 Spotting

Spotting

by SinobugPuer Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

35 19 Late Instar Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar of a Cup Moth

Late Instar Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar of a Cup Moth

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

makes them very difficult to prise off their food plant. With

0 2 Bee-like robber fly

Bee-like robber fly

by JanelleL.StreedMinnesota, USA

I believe this may be a type of Robber Fly

14 5 Flanel moth caterpillar

Flanel moth caterpillar

by Sergio MonteiroCuritiba, PR, Brazil

It is official, Elvis didn't die, he just passed to another dimension...

1 0 Elongate Twig Ant

Elongate Twig Ant

by The GeoDexCocoa Beach, Florida, United States

A female worker of P. gracilis on the trunk of a S. palmetto. P. gracilis is ...

4 0 Greater Banded Hornet

Greater Banded Hornet

by SukanyaDattaKolkata, West Bengal, India

Winged. Maroon head. Abdomen bears a broad yellow band and tapers into black. ...

0 8 Cow killer Ant

Cow killer Ant

Tenaha, Texas, USA

While called "ant," it is actually a wingless female wasp

5 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

5 1 Spotting

Spotting

by Sinobug普洱市, 云南, Paracel Islands

Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar (Cup Moth, ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by HaydenJaggerMcComberMontréal, Québec, Canada

A dragon fly that I found on my trampoline ...

0 3 Green Eyed Beewolf

Green Eyed Beewolf

by DavidMroczkowskiIllinois, USA

Beewolves take other stinging

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