2619 thumb NPS National Capital Region Bees and Wasps

A list of the bees and wasps that have been observed in the National Parks of the National Capital Region. This includes parks like Catoctin Mountain Park, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Prince William Forest Park, Manassas National Battlefield Park, and Wolf Trap National Park for the ...more ↓

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Bicolored Agapostemon 1
Agapostemon virescens
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Carlin's Andrena 2
Andrena carlini
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European Wool Carder Bee 3
Anthidium manicatum
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Brown-belted Bumblebee 9
Bombus griseocollis
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Common Eastern Bumblebee 10
Bombus impatiens
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American Bumble Bee 11
Bombus pensylvanicus
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Confusing Bumble Bee 12
Bombus perplexus
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Spurred Ceratina 13
Ceratina calcarata
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Nimble Ceratina 14
Ceratina strenua
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Cellophane Bee 2
Colletes compactus
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Bald-faced Hornet 15
Dolichovespula maculata
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Flat-tailed Leaf-cutter Bee 23
Megachile mendica
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Alfalfa Leaf-Cutter Bee 12
Megachile rotundata
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Stump Stabber 24
Megarhyssa macrurus
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Agile Long-Horned Bee 12
Melissodes agilis
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Two-Spotted Long-Horned Bee 12
Melissodes bimaculata
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Thistle Long-Horned Bee 12
Melissodes desponsa
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American Pelecinid Wasp 25
Pelecinus polyturator
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Eastern Cucurbit Bee 26
Peponapis pruinosa
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Tarantula Hawk 27
Pepsis formosa
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Northern Paper Wasp 28
Polistes fuscatus
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Paper Wasp 29
Polistes fuscatus pallipes
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Hibiscus Bee 14
Ptilothrix bombiformis
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Eastern Yellowjacket 31
Vespula maculifrons
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Eastern Carpenter Bee 32
Xylocopa virginica

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