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Ants, Wasps & Bees (Hymenoptera)

Wasps and Bees are in Hymenoptera which usually pairs of membraneous wings, females usually have hardened ovipositors, most have a waist. Ants are also Hymenopterans in the family Formicidae.

Agiant Bull Ant

Ants belong to the order Hymenoptera which also includes sawflies, bees and wasps. 

Blue-banded Bee

The introduced honey bee Apis mellifera forms many wild populations, competing with native bees. This bee is collecting nectar and pollen from the... 


Sawflies (PERGIDAE)
Sawflies are in the same order of insects as ants, bees and wasps (HYMENOPTERA) in a separate suborder, SYMPHYTA. Ants, bees and wasps belong to... 

Ichneumon wasp

A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is not a bee or an ant.The suborder Symphyta includes the sawflies and wood...