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List of North American Insects

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OrderFamilyScientific NameCommon Name
Hymenoptera AphelinidaeEncarsia opulenta(Citrus blackfly parasitoid)
Hymenoptera AphelinidaeCoccobius fulvus(Scale parasitoid)
Hymenoptera ApidaeApis mellifera scutellata(Africanized honey bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeBombus impatiens(Common Eastern Bumble Bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeXylocopa virginica(Eastern Carpenter bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeBombus fervidus(Golden northern bumble bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeBombus huntii(Hunt's Bumble bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeMelissodes bimaculata(Long Horned Bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeMelitoma taurea(Mallow bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeAnthophora abrupta(Miner Bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeAnthophora ursina(Miner Bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeBombus nevadensis(Nevada Bumblebee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeHabropoda laboriosa(Southeastern blueberry bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeBombus ternarius(Tricoloured Bumble Bee)
Hymenoptera ApidaeApis mellifera(Western honey bee)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeAleiodes indiscretus(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeCoeloides pissodis(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeCotesia congregata(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeCotesia glomeratus(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeDiaeretiella rapae(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaePeristenus digoneutis(Braconid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeBiosteres arisanus(fruit fly parasitoid wasp)
Hymenoptera BraconidaeCardiochiles nigriceps(Red-tailed wasp)
Hymenoptera CephidaeJanus quercusae(Oak shoot sawfly)
Hymenoptera CephidaeHartigia cressonii(Raspberry Horntail)
Hymenoptera CephidaeJanus abbreviatus(Willow shoot sawfly)
Hymenoptera ChalcididaePhasgonophora sulcata(Chalcid wasp)
Hymenoptera ChrysididaeChrysis ignita(Cuckoo wasp)
Hymenoptera CimbicidaeCimbex americana(Elm sawfly)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAmphibolips quercusjuglans(Acorn-plum gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus caputmedusae(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus curvator(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus lignicola(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus lucidus(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCynips divisa(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCynips longiventris(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCynips quercusfolii(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeNeuroterus quercusbaccarum(Cynipid gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCallirhytis quercuspunctata(Gouty oak gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCallirhytis cornigera(Horned oak gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAcraspis macrocarpae(Jewel Oak Gall Wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus quercuscalicis(Knopper gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus kollari(Marble gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeDiplolepis rosae(Mossyrose gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAmphibolips confluenta(Oak Apple Gall Wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeBiorhiza pallida(Oak apple gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeDisholcaspis quercusmamma(Oak rough bulletgall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeAndricus parmula(Oak saucer gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeDryocosmus kuriphilus(Oriental chestnut gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCallirhytis operator(Pip gall wasp)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCallirhytis fructuosa(Stony gall)
Hymenoptera CynipidaeCallirhytis seminator(Wool sower gall maker)
Hymenoptera EncyrtidaeAnagyrus kamali(Encyrtid wasp)
Hymenoptera EncyrtidaeDiaphorencyrtus aligarhensis(Encyrtid wasp)
Hymenoptera EncyrtidaeTachinaephagus zealandicus(Encyrtid wasp)
Hymenoptera EulophidaeQuadrastichus erythrinae(Erythrina gall wasp)
Hymenoptera EulophidaeColpoclypeus florus(Eulophid wasp)
Hymenoptera EulophidaeTamarixia radiata(Eulophid wasp)
Hymenoptera EulophidaeTetrastichus triozae(Eulophid wasp)
Hymenoptera EurytomidaeEurytoma amygdali(Almond stone wasp)
Hymenoptera EurytomidaeEurytoma semivenae(Hackberry nipple gall parasitoid)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePseudomyrmex ferrugineus(Acacia-ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCrematogaster ashmeadi(Acrobat ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica exsectoides(Allegheny mound ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica densiventris(Ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeLasius fuliginosus(Ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeTetramorium simillimum(Ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeLinepithema humile(Argentine ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePheidole megacephala(Bigheaded ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCamponotus pennsylvanicus(Black carpenter ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeSolenopsis richteri(Black imported fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeParatrechina longicornis(Crazy ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeAmblyopone pallipes(Dracula Ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeMyrmica rubra(European imported fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePrenolepis imparis(False honey ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeSolenopsis geminata(Fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeAtta cephalotes(Forest bachac)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeTapinoma melanocephalum(Ghost ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeWasmannia auropunctata(Little fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePlagiolepis alluaudi(Little yellow ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeAphaenogaster cockerelli(Long-legged ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeTapinoma sessile(Odorous house ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeTetramorium caespitum(Pavement ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeDorymyrmex flavus(Pyramid ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica pallidefulva(Red ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCamponotus chromaiodes(Red carpenter ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCamponotus noveboracensis(Red carpenter ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePogonomyrmex barbatus(Red harvester ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeSolenopsis invicta(Red imported fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica rufa(Red wood ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCamponotus castaneus(Reddish carpenter ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePogonomyrmex rugosus(Rough harvester ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica fusca(Silky ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeLasius claviger(Smaller yellow ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeSolenopsis xyloni(Southern fire ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeAtta texana(Texas leafcutter ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCardiocondyla venustula(Tramp ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeTetramorium bicarinatum(Tramp ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeCrematogaster laeviuscula(Valentine ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaePogonomyrmex occidentalis(Western harvester ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeFormica obscuripes(Western thatching ant)
Hymenoptera FormicidaeAnoplolepis gracilipes(Yellow Crazy Ant)
Hymenoptera HalictidaeAgapostemon texanus(Green Sweat Bee)
Hymenoptera HalictidaeAgapostemon virescens(Sweat bee)
Hymenoptera IchneumonidaeRhyssa persuasoria(Giant ichneumon wasp)
Hymenoptera IchneumonidaeMegarhyssa macrurus(Ichneumonid wasp)
Hymenoptera MegachilidaeOsmia lignaria(Blue orchard bee)
Hymenoptera MegachilidaeMegachile sculpturalis(Giant resin bee)
Hymenoptera MegachilidaeOsmia ribifloris(Leafcutting bee)
Hymenoptera MutillidaeDasymutilla occidentalis(Velvet ant)
Hymenoptera PlatygastridaeAmitus hesperidum(Citrus blackfly parasitoid)
Hymenoptera PompilidaeAgenioideus humilis(Spider wasp)
Hymenoptera PompilidaeEpisyron quinquenotatus(Spider wasp)
Hymenoptera PompilidaePoecilopompilus algidus(Spider Wasp)
Hymenoptera PteromalidaeCatolaccus grandis(Pteromalid wasp)
Hymenoptera PteromalidaeDinotiscus dendroctoni(Pteromalid wasp)
Hymenoptera PteromalidaeMuscidifurax raptor(Pteromalid wasp)
Hymenoptera PteromalidaePteromalus puparum(Pteromalid Wasp)
Hymenoptera PteromalidaeCatolaccus hunteri(Weevil parasitoid)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeSirex cyaneus(Blue horntail woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeUrocerus gigas gigas(Giant wood wasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeTremex columba(Pigeon tremex)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeSirex noctilio(Sirex woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeEriotremex formosanus(Siricid woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeSirex juvencus(Siricid woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeUrocerus cressoni(Siricid woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeUrocerus taxodii(Siricid woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeUrocerus albicornis(White-horned horntail)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeSirex nigricornis(Woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeXeris spectrum(Woodwasp)
Hymenoptera SiricidaeUrocerus gigas flavicornis(Yellow-horned horntail)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSceliphron caementaria(Black and yellow mud dauber)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSphecius speciosus(Cicada killer)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeAstata occidentalis(Digger Wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeBembecinus quinquespinosus(Digger wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeIsodontia auripes(Grass Carrying Wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSphex pensylvanicus(Great black wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSphex ichneumoneus(Great golden digger wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeStictia carolina(Horse guard wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeStictia signata(Horse guard wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeAmmophila zanthoptera(Hunting wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSphex jamaicensis(Mud-dauber wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeBembix pruinosa(Sand wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeCerceris fumipennis(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeClypeadon laticinctus(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeCrabro monticola(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeEremnophila aureonotata(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaePhilanthus gibbosus(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaePhilanthus zebratus(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaePodalonia valida(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaePrionyx atratus(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaePseneo punctatus(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeSceliphron laetum(Sphecid wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeAmmophila pictipennis(Thread-waisted Wasp)
Hymenoptera SphecidaeBembix palmata(Yellow Sand Wasp)
Hymenoptera TiphiidaeTiphia vernalis(Tiphiid wasp)
Hymenoptera TorymidaeMegastigmus aculeatus nigroflavus(Multiflora rose seed chalcid)
Hymenoptera TorymidaeMonodontomerus dentipes(Sawfly parasitic wasp)
Hymenoptera TorymidaeMegastigmus strobilobius(Torymid wasp)
Hymenoptera TorymidaeMegastigmus suspectus(Torymid wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeDolichovespula arenaria(Aerial yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaeDolichovespula maculata(Baldfaced hornet)
Hymenoptera VespidaeMonobia quadridens(Carpenter wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes exclamans(Common paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula maculifrons(Eastern yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespa crabro(European hornet)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes dominula(European Paper Wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula acadica(Forest yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula germanica(German yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes aurifer(Golden paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePachodynerus nasidens(Keyhole wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes fuscatus(Northern paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeDelta latreillei petiolare(Orangetailed potter wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes apachus(Paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes metricus(Paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula atropilosa(Prairie yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes annularis(Red Paper Wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes carolina(Red Wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaePolistes olivaceus(Red-brown paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula squamosa(Southern yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaeEuodynerus crypticus(Vespid wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeMischocyttarus flavitarsis(Western paper wasp)
Hymenoptera VespidaeVespula pensylvanica(Western yellowjacket)
Hymenoptera VespidaeDelta campaniforme campaniforme(Yellow and black potter wasp)
Hymenoptera XiphydriidaeXiphydria longicollis(Woodwasp)