Wasps
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Ornate Spider Wasp                      Pompilidae              Psorthaspis mariare
Patuxent Wildlife Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
August 12, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
June Beetle Parasite Wasp         Scoliidae                  Scolia dubia
Columbia
Howard County, Maryland
August 21, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
                                                       Braconidae
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
August 19, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Aerial Yellowjacket                        Vespidae                  Dolichovespula arenaria
Rock Creek Park
Washington D.C.
June 24, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Aerial Yellowjacket                        Vespidae                  Dolichovespula arenaria
Rock Creek Park
Washington D.C.
June 24, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Mason Wasp                                    Vespidae                 Monobia quadridens
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Paper Wasp                                     Vespidae                 Polistes fuscatus
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
September 20, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Black & Yellow Mud Dauber        Sphecidae                Sceliphron caementarium
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
June 17, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                      
Trailscapes Photography
Organ Pipe Mud Dauber nests    Sphecidae               Trypoxylon sp.
Jackson Lane Preserve (TNC)
Caroline County, Maryland
July 2, 2004
Photographer:  Richard Orr                                  
Weevil Wasp                                    Sphecidae               Cerceris sp.
Columbia
Howard County, Maryland
August 26, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Sand Wasp                                       Sphecidae               Microbembex sp.
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
August 19, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cicada-killer                                     Sphecidae               Sphecius speciosus
Patuxent Wildlife Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
August 12, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Paper Wasp                                     Vespidae                 Polistes exclamans
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
June 12, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Potter Wasp                                      Vespidae                Parancistrocerus histrio
Assataegue Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
June 6, 2007
Photographer:  ZoAnn lapinsky                                        
Trailscapes Photography     
Great Black Wasp                          Sphecidae               Sphex pensylvanicus
Mt. Pleasant
Howard County, Maryland
August 11, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Paper Wasp                                     Vespidae                  Polistes metricus
on Goldenrod at FBI Pond
Frederick County,  Maryland
August 30, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Horse Guard Wasp                         Specidiae                Sticta carolina
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
September 6, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Blue Mud Dauber                            Sphecidae               Chlorion aerarium
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worchester County, Maryland
September 6, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cricket Wasp                                   Sphecidae              Sphex nudus
on Monarda punctata (Horsemint)        Yellow on top of thorax is pollen
Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
September 15, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Velvet Ant                                          Mutillidae                 Dasymutilla sp.
Tobacco Swamp Creek
Charles County, Maryland
May 7, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Thread-waisted Wasp                   Sphecidae               Ammophila nigricans
Mt. Pleasant (Howard County Conservancy)
Howard County, Maryland
August 17, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
European Paper Wasp                  Vespidae                 Polistes dominulus
Mt. Pleasant (Howard County Conservancy)
Howard County, Maryland
August 17, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Thread-waisted Wasp                   Sphecidae               Ammophila pictipennis
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
August 21, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Dogwood Sawfly  (larva)               Tenthredinidae       Macremphyus tarsatus
Mt Pleasant (Howard County Conservancy)
Howard County
August 21, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr