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Bee Fly - genus Lepidanthrax

Small Minnow Mayfly - Callibaetis ferrugineus

Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous

Apoid Wasp - genus Zanysson




Alderflies
Ants
Aphids
Beetles
Bees
Bristletails
Bugs
Caddisflies
Centipedes & Millipedes
Cockroaches
Cicadas
Earwigs
Flea
          Alderflies
  •  Alderfly - (Sialis) - brown, lace-winged aquatic insect at Bear River MBR
             Ants
 Aphids
  • Woolly Aphid - (Eriosomatinae) - tiny fuzzy white winged insect giving birth

Beetles

Bees
  • Alkali Bee - Sweat Bee - - (Nomia melanderi) - black and yellow bee on Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant, Ant. Islan
  • Bumble Bees
  • Carpenter Bee - (Xylocopa tabaniformis androleuca) - big-eyed black and tan bee at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
  • Cellophane Bee - (Colletes) - on Antelope Island
  • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomadinae) -  black and yellow wasp-like bee at Pineview Reservoir
  • Cuckoo Bee - (Epeolus) - gray and black striped bee on Antelope Island
  • Cuckoo Bee - (genus Nomada) - orange parasitic bee at the Jordanelle wetland
  • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomada edwardsii group) - yellow bee with black stripes at Red Butte Gardens
  • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomada vegana group) - yellow and black bee with green eyes on Antelope Island
  • Digger Bee with Oil Beetle larvae - at Strawberry Reservoir
  • Digger Bee   - (Diadasia enavata) - gorgeous large brown bee at Promontory Point
  • Digger Bee - (Anthophora urbana) - hairy little bee on Antelope Island
  • Digger Bee - (Centris - subgenus Paracentris) - hairy, stocky, black and gold bee near Lytle Ranch, UT
  • Digger Bee - (Ericrocis lata) - black and white striped "cuckoo bee" on the road to Lytle Ranch, Washington Cnty, Utah
  • Globe Mallow Bee - (Diadasia diminuta) - busy little bees building nests in Kolob
  • Globe Mallow Bee turrets - (Diadasia diminuta) - tiny sand castles surrounding nests of these bees
  • Honey Bee - (Apis mellifera) - golden honey bees in Utah
  • Leaf-cutter Bees
    • Leaf-cutter Bee - (Megachile inermis) - black and white bee with a head in Wasatch County
  • Long-horned Bee - (Eucerini) - bee on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
  • Mason Bee - (tribe Osmiini) - on the road to Lytle Ranch, Washington County, UT
  • Mason Bee - (genus Osmia) - blue-black, stocky bee with a gold diamond on its forehead - Red Butte Gardens, SLC
  • Metallic Green Bee - (genus Agapostemon) - four photos at Taylorsville, Bear River and Antelope Island
  • Mining Bees
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - black and yellow hairy bee at Red Butte Garden
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - tiny, fuzzy bee on Biscuitroot on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - furry cool-weather pollinators on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena prunorum) - hairy yellow and black bee on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena pronorum) - colorful bee with long slender wings on Ant. Island
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena transnigra) - attractive solitary bee sporting a boa in Brighton, Utah
  • Resin Bee - (Dianthidium curvatum sayi) - brown, black and yellow bee on Antelope Island
  • Resin Bee - (Dianthidium) - 2 photos of resin bees and a pebble nest
  • Sweat Bees
    • Sweat Bee - Dieunomia nevadensis arizonensis - orange and black bee on Antelope Island
    • Sweat Bee - (subgenus Halictus sensu lato) - striped black bee at Red Butte Gardens
    • Sweat Bee - 3 photos - two of Halictus ligatus and one of Lasioglossum
    • Sweat Bee - (Lasioglossum sisymbrii) - tiny bee with damaged wing on Antelope Island in March
    • Sweat Bee - possibly Lasioglossum zephyrum - tiny ant-like bee in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Sweat Bee - Alkali Bee - (Nomia melanderi) - black and yellow bee on Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant, Ant. Island
Bristletails   Bugs   Caddisflies
  • Caddisfly - (genus - Limnephilus) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
  • Caddisfly - (genus Bracycentrus) - small brown caddisfly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
Centipedes and Millipedes
  • Centipede - (probably Geophilomorpha) - yellow centipede in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Centipede - (Chilopoda) - many-legged, brown insect in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Millipede - (Diplopoda) - brown, many-legged insect in Taylorsville, Utah
Cicadas
  • Cicada - (Okanagana vanduzeei) - black and gold cicada at Promontory Point
  • Cicada - (Platypedia putnami) - black and gold cicada at Zion National Park & Payson Lake, Utah Cnty.
  • Cicada - (Platypedia) - green teneral (having just emerged from exuvia)
  • Cicada - (Diceroprocta apache) - "citrus cicada" - loudest cicadas on Earth in St. George, Utah
  • Cicada - (Magicicada septendecim) - from Ohio
  • Cicada - (Tibicen_pruinosus) - "Scissors Grinder" in Gallatin, Missouri - photos by Joe Richardson
  • Noisy Cicada Consequences - how Northern Utah Cicadas learned to be more quiet (predators)
Cockroaches
  • Cockroach - (Luridiblatta trivittata) - gold cockroach in a wetlands near Las Vegas Nevada
Earwigs Flea
  • Flea - (Siphonaptera) - article on fleas
Flies
  • Bee Flies
    • Bee Fly - (Bombylius) - hovering fringed insect on Antelope Island
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa dodrina) - a striped bee fly with a spot on each wing 
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa dorcadion) - fly with chocolate-dipped wings at Jordanelle wetlands
    • Bee Fly - (Hemipenthes) - brown fly with patterned wing at Brighton, Utah
    • Bee Fly - (Heterostylum robustum) - "Bomber Fly" - pretty and noisy bee fly on the Nebo Loop
    • Bee Fly - (genus Lepidanthrax) - orange, brown & white fly with spotted wings and abdomen on Ant. Is.
    • Bee Fly - (Paravilla syrtis) - bee fly with darkened orange wings in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax) - orange and black bee fly with patterned wings
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilognathus) - tan fly with spotted wings on Antelope Island
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax californicus) - large bee fly in the desert near St. George. Utah
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax tegminipennis) - hairy brown bee fly on Antelope island
    • Bee Fly - (Systoechus) - fuzzy yellow fly with a long snout at Bear River MBR
    • Bee Fly - (Thevenetimyia) - tiny black bee fly at Brighton, Utah
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - striped bee fly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - fuzzy fly with four spots in the yellow abdomen fringe
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - black and gray striped fly on Antelope Island
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - creamy yellow and black striped fuzzy fly in Taylorsville, UT
  • Black Scavenger Fly - (genus Sepsis) - tiny black fly hanging around a wasp on Antelope Island
  • Blow Fly - Common Green Bottle fly - (Lucilia sericata) - on Antelope Island
  • Bot Fly - "Deer Bot Fly" - genus Cephenemyia - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • Cluster Fly - (Pollenia) - gold-speckled blow fly at Pineview Reservoir
  • Crane Fly - at Payson Lakes and Taylorsville, UT
  • Deer Fly  - (Chrysops discalis) -mating pair and two other photos on Antelope Island
  • Deer Fly II - (Chrysops callidus) - on Antelope Island
  • Dung Fly - (Scathophaga) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • Face Fly - (Musca autumnalis) - horse-and-cattle-annoying flies at Garr Ranch on Antelope Island
  • Firefly - see Beetles
  • Flesh Fly - (Sarcophaga) - black and gray carrion-eating fly in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Fruit Fly "Apple Maggot Fly" - (Rhagoletis pomonella) - black fly with striped wings and blue eyes
  • Fruit Fly - (Tephritis webbii) - at Pineview Reservoir, Weber County, UT
  • Fruit Fly - (Neotephritis finalis) - mating threesome on Antelope Island
  • Fruit Fly - (Paracantha) - on Antelope Island
  • Fruit Fly - (Trupanea nigricornis) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
  • Horse Fly - Western   - (Tabanus punctifer) - in Southern Utah
  • Long-legged Fly - (Genus Scellus) - with spotted wings - on Antelope Island
  • Long-legged Fly - (Consylostylus) - green iridescent fly in Taylorsville, Utah
  • March Fly - (Bibionidae ) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • March Fly - (Bibionidae)   - a fly as art on Antelope Island
  • Marsh Fly - (Dictya) - speckled black fly in Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Marsh Fly - (Sciomyzidae) - a reddish snail-eating fly
  • Midge - (Alotanypus venustus) - stripe-winged midge at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT
  • Midge - (Chironomidae) - on Antelope Island, Utah
  • Net-winged Midge - (Blephariceridae) - below Jordanelle Dame in Wasatch Count
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Ceroxys) - pattern-winged fly with a striped body at Bear River MBR
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Chaetopsis) - fly with striped wings at Jordanelle wetlands
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Tritoxa) - brownish-red fly with striped wings at Strawberry Res., Utah
  • Robber Flies
    • Robber Fly "Hanging Thief " - (Diogmites angustipennis ) - orange robber fly with green eyes on Antelope Island
    • Hanging Thief" Robber Fly - (Diogmites angustipennis) - hunting in the grasses of Antelope Island
    • Robber Fly - (genus Stichopogon) - tiny, tiny robber fly on Antelope Island
    • Robber Fly - (genus Stichopogon) - tiny robber fly with big eyes on Antelope Island
  • Root Maggot Fly - (Anthomyia procellaris) - spotted female fly in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
  • Satellite Fly - (subfamily Miltogramminae) - tiny cleptoparasitic flies at Strawberry Reservoir
  • Shore Fly - "Brine Fly" - (genus Ephydridae) - a brown and and black Brine Fly on Antelope Island
  • Small-headed Fly - (Turbopsebius diligens) - small black fly in the grasp of a flower crab spider
  • Small-headed Fly - (Acrocera obsoleta) - orange and black fly giving birth at Bear River MBR
  • Soldier Fly - (Hedriodiscus binotatus) - green and black fly on Antelope Island
  • Soldier Fly - (Microchrysa polita) - tiny green fly with two yellow spots by the wings in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Soldier Fly - (genus Odontomyia ) - on Antelope Island and at Bear River MBR
  • Stiletto Fly - (Therevidae) -  in Kolob Canyon, Zion National Park
  • Stiletto Fly - (Genus Thereva) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch County, Utah
  • Sun Fly - (family Heleomyzidae) - tiny fly with hairy wing edges found on Antelope Island in winter
  • Syrphid Flies
    • Syrphid Fly - (Allograpta obliqua) - in St. George, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Ceriana tridens) - in Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Syprid Fly - (Eristalinus aeneus) - brown fly with spotted eyes on Antelope Island
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis arbustorum) - at Red Butte Gardens, SLC, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis flavipes) -large black and yellow bumble bee mimic at the Jordanelle wetlands
    • Syprhid Fly - ( Eristalis tenax) - 4 photos from Antelope Island & Taylorsville, UT
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eupeodes volucris)  - "Bird Hover Fly" - striped fly in Red Butte Garden &Taylorsville, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eupeodes) - black and yellow fly in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (genus Helophilus) - crusty bee-like fly on Antelope Islad
    • Syrphid Fly - (Lejops lineatus) - striped black and cream colored fly in the Jordanelle Wetlands & Ant. Island
    • Syrphid Fly - (Lejops polygrammus) - patterned fly at Red Butte Gardens and Antelope Island
    • Syprhid Fly - (Lejops polygrammus) - mating pair at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Merodon equestris) - "Narcissus Bulb Fly" - large, hairy, golden fly that damages Narcissus bulbs
    • Syrphid Fly - (Paragus haemorrhous) - orange & black fly, whose larvae eat aphids, at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (genus Platycheirus) - orange and green fly with orange racing stripe in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Syrphid Fly - (Sphaerophoria) - in the Jordanelle Wetlands, Wasatch County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Spilomyia liturata) - yellow and black wasp-like, wing-waving fly in the Jordanelle wetlands 
    • Syrphid Fly - (Syritta pipiens) - oblong fly with hefty thighs in Red Butte Gardens, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Syrphid Fl y - (Toxomerus marginatus) - beneficial striped fly at Promontory Point
    • Syrphid Fly - (wasp mimic) - possible Temnostoma vespiforme in the Jordanelle dam wetlands
  • Tachinid Flies
    • Tachinid Fly - (Cylindromyia) - black and orange cylindrical fly at Red Butte Gardens
    • Tachinid Fly - (Cylindromyia ) - skinny orange and black fly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Tachnid Fly - (genus Gonia) - brown-headed fly with black and white striped body at Red Butte Garden
    • Tachnid Fly - (genus Gymnoclytia) - pretty golden fly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT
    • Tachinid Fly - (Gymnosoma) - on Antelope Island
    • Tachinid Fly - (Oestrophasia signifera) - orange parasitic fly in Taylorsville, Utah and on Antelope Island
    • Tachinid Fly - (genus Paradidyma) - brown and white striped fly on Antelope Island
    • Tachinid Fly - (Tachinidae) - fly with stunted wings having just emerged from the pupa stage
    • Tachinid Fly - (Tachininae) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Tachinid Fl y , Spiny - (Paradejeania rutilioides) - large orange fly in the Jordanelle wetlands
  • Thick-headed Fly - (Thecophora) - at Pineview Reservoir
  • Thick-headed Fly - (Physocephala texana) - orange-brownish fly with a thin abdomen on Antelope Island
  • Thick-headed Fly - (genus Zodion) - mating pair of fancy flies at Bear River MBR, Utah
  • Vinegar Fly - (Chymomyza) - in Taylorsville, Utah
Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids   Lacewings, Mantidflies and Antlions  (Neuroptera)
  • Antlion - (Myrmeleontidae) - on Antelope Island in Utah
  • Antlion - (Myrmeleontidae) - two different antlions on Antelope Island (2013)
  • Brown Lacewing - (Micromus posticus) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Green Lacewing - (Chrysopa coloradensis) - in Taylorsville, UT
  • Lacewing Larvae - predatory larvae in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Mantidfly or Mantisfly
    • Wasp Mantidfly  - (Climaciella brunnea) - painting-like photo from Antelope island in 2014
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - yellow, orange and black mantis-like wasp imitator on Ant. Island, 2013
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - more photos from Antelope Island a few days later,  2013
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - invited for lunch on Antelope Island
Ladybugs (Ladybird Beetles, Lady Beetles)
Leafhoppers, Spittlebugs & Treehoppers
Mantids
Mayflies
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis ) - 4 photos -   in Taylorsville, Antelope Island & Bear River MBR
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis) - two molting mayflies in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis ferrugineus) - mayfly with beautifully patterned wings in the Jordanelle wetlands, UT
Snakefly
  • Snakefly - (Agulla) - 2 photos at Brighton, Utah
Springtails
Wasps & Hornets
  • Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)
    • Apoid Wasp - (genus Astana) - small black wasp in Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT
    • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - at Promontory Point, Utah
    • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - yellow and black wasp at Promontory Point, Utah
    • Apoid Wasp - (subfamily Pemphredonina) - "Aphid Wasp" - black gnat-sized wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Apoid Wasp - (genus Zanysson) - black wasp with yellow stripes and orange legs on Antelope Island, UT
    • Thread-waisted Wasps
    • Sand Wasp (Bembicini)
      • Sand Wasp "Digger Wasp" - (genus Bembix) - on Antelope Island
      • Sand Wasp - (Bembix americana) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
      • Sand Wasp - (genus Bicyrtes) - black and yellow wasp at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
      • Sand Wasp - (genus Hoplisoides) - dark orange and yellow wasp with patterned wings and green eyes
      • Sand Wasp - (genus Steniolia) - bright yellow and black wasps with green eyes at on Ant. Isl. & Red Butte Gardens, Utah
      • Western Cicada Killer - (Sphecius grandis) - huge, huge orange, black and yellow wasp at Bear River MB
    • Square-headed Wasp
    • Beewolves
      • Beewolf - (Philanthus species unknown) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah
      • Beewolf - (Philanthus crabroniformis) - in the Jordanelle wetlands, Wasatch County, UT
      • Beewolf - (Philanthus gibbosus) - in the Jordanelle dam wetlands and on Antelope Island, Utah
      • Beewolf - (Philanthus multimaculatus) - tiny wasp with many yellow and black markings (Ant. Is. & Jordanelle)
    • Braconid Wasps
      • Braconid Wasp - (Agathidinae ) - tiny red and black wasp on Antelope Island
      • Braconid Wasp - (possible Aphidiinae) - tiny striped parasitoid wasp at Brighton, Utah
      • Braconid Wasp - (possible Braconinae) - tiny red wasp with black legs and wings in Taylorsville, UT
      • Braconid Wasp - (subfamily Braconinae) - tiny orange and black wasps in lilacs in Taylorsville, UT
      • Braconid Wasp - (Cheloninae) - swarming brown wasps on Antelope Island
      • Braconid Wasp - (Macrocentrus) - tiny orange wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
    • " Carrot Wasp " - (genus Gasteruption) - in the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch Cnty, UT
    • Chalcid Wasp (possible Hyperparasitic Pteromalid) - being born from a mummified aphid in Taylorsville, UT
    • Chalcidoid Wasp - (genus Leucospis) - tiny yellow and black wasp with fat abdomen in Taylorsville, UT
    • Club-horned Wasp - (Krombeinopyga aculeata) - black wasp with pointed abdomen in Wasatch Cnty, Utah
    • Cuckoo Wasp - (Chrysididae) - green wasps with blue highlights at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
    • Cuckoo Wasp - (Chrysis angolensis) - blue-green wasp at Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah
    • Hornet
    • Ichneumon Wasps
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (Ichneumon ambulatorius) - orange, black and white wasp in Red Butte Gardens, SLC
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (Anomalon) - tiny male and female wasps at Promontory Point
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (subfamily Banchinae) - female red and black wasp with white stripes on the end
      • Ichneumon Wasp cocoon - (Campopleginae) - at North Arm Area of Pineview Res., Utah
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Diplazontinae) - black, white & orange wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ephialtini) - small black wasp with red legs & a white-spotted belly in St. George, Utah
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ephialtini) - ovipositing on a sunflower on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (Pimplini) - black and orange wasp in November on Antelope Island+3 MB video
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (Ophion) - orange wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
      • Ichneumon Wasp - 3 pages of different species
      • Ichneumon Wasp - (Netelia) - orange female wasp on Antelope Islan
    • Mason Wasp - (Euodynerus) - at Payson Lakes, Utah County, Utah
    • Mason Wasp - (Euodynerus hidalgo viereckii) - black wasp with yellow and gold markings on Antelope Island
    • Paper Wasp, European - (Polistes dominula) - at Red Butte Gardens, SLC, Utah
    • Paper Wasp skinning a Caterpillar - (Polistes dominula & Geometrid Moth) - on Antelope Island, UT
    • Paper Wasp - (Polistes aurifer) - "Bearer of Gold" on Antelope Island
    • Paper Wasp - (Polistes aurifer) - brown and yellow lighter version at Henderson, NV
    • Pigeon Horntail - (Tremex columbo aureus) - huge stingless wood wasp in Taylorsville, UT
    • Pollen Wasp - (Pseudomasaris vespoides) - in the hills above Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch Cnty, UT
    • Potter Wasps
      • Potter Wasp Nest #2 - (Eumeninae) - another earthen jug found in Red Butte Garden
      • Potter Wasp and Moth Prey - wasp digging for prey in a sunflower plant
      • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumenes) - yellow and black wasp in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah
      • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumenes) - black and yellow wasp with a bulbous abdomen on the Nebo Loop.
      • Potter Wasp - (genus Pterocheilus) - red and yellow wasp on Antelope Island
      • Potter Wasp - (genus Pterocheilus) - orange and yellow wasp on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
      • Potter Wasp - (Genus Ancistrocerus) - black wasp with yellow stripes - on Antelope Island and at Red Butte Gardens
    • Sapygid Wasp - (Krombeinopyga aculeata) - solitary black wasp with pointed abdomen in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
      • Sawfly - (genus Fenusa ulmi) - "Elm Leaf Miner" - small black leaf-mining wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
      • Sawfly - (Hemichroa crocea) - Striped Alder Sawfly adult in Wasatch County, UT
      • Sawfly - (genus Tenthredo) - orange and black common sawfly with yellow stripes
    • Spider Wasps
      • Spider Wasp - (genus Ageniella) - red spider wasp on Antelope Island
      • Spider Wasp - (Aporinellus) - gray wasp on Antelope Island
      • Spider Wasp - (Auplopus caerulescens or A. architectus) - blue-green wasp with a Yellow Sac Spider as prey
      • Spider Wasp - (Poecilopompilus interruptus) - brown, yellow and black was with long antennae on Antelope Island
      • Spider Wasp (Pompilidae) - blue-black wasp on Antelope Island
      • Spider Wasp - (Tachypompilus unicolor) - red-orange wasp with bluish-purple wings on Antelope Island
      • Spider Wasp - (species unknown) - black and blue spider wasp in Red Butte Gardens
      • Tarantula Hawk - (Pepsis) - largest wasp I've ever seen on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
      • Tarantula Hawk - (Pepsis) - large black wasp with orange wings near Promontory Point in Box Elder County, Utah
Weevils
    • Amblycerus - (Bruchinae Amblycerus) seed weevil in Salt Lake City, UT
    • Billbug - (Sphenophorus aequalis ochreus) - Clay-colored Billbug narrowed to subspecies at Bear River MBR
    • Billbug - (Sphenophorus gentilis ) - munching on grass at Bear River MBR, Box Elder Cnty., Utah
    • Billbug - (Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal) - bluegrass billbug in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Black Vine Weevil - (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) - black weevil with gold spots in Taylorsville, UT
    • Nut and Acorn Weevil - (genus Anthonomus squamosus) - grey long-beaked weevil in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty. Utah
    • Snout Beetle - (Myrmex lineatus) - gray weevil with black stripes on rabbitbrush
    • Snout Beetle - (Cryptorhynchus lapathi ) - at the North Arm of Pineview Reservoir

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The logo photo at the top of the page is a Hunt's
Bumble Bee
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on yellow jackets or paper wasps. 
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