WASPS (OTHER FAMILIES)
                                           Ichneumonidae (Cryptinae)  Possibly Cryptus albitaris
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
August 19, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Ornate Spider Wasp                 Pompilidae              Psorthaspis mariare
Patuxent Wildlife Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
August 12, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Double-banded Scoliid             Scoliidae                  Scolia bicincta
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
August 21, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
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Velvet Ant                                     Mutillidae                 Dasymutilla sp.
Tobacco Swamp Creek
Charles County, Maryland
May 7, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Pelecinid Wasp                          Pelecinidae             Pelecinus polyturator
East Pond
Frederick County, Maryland
September 3, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
June Beetle Parasite Wasp    Scoliidae                  Scolia dubia
On Tickseed-sunflower (Bidens sp.)
Mattawoman Creek environs
Charles County, Maryland
September 5, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
                                           Ichneumonidae
Mt. Pleasant (Howard County Conservancy)
Howard County, Maryland
June 9, 2009
Photographer:  Richard Orr
                                           Ichneumonidae      Gnamptopelta obsidianator
Potomac River
Washington County, Maryland
June 7, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Horned Oak Galls (young)        Cynipidae                 Callirhytis cornigera
Triadelphia Reservoir
Howard County, Maryland
July 29, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Horned Oak Galls (old)             Cynipidae                 Callirhytis cornigera
Triadelphia Reservoir
Howard County, Maryland
July 29, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Oak Apple Gall (old)                   Cynipidae                 Amphibolips confluenta
Triadelphia Reservoir
Howard County, Maryland
October 8, 2010
Photographer:  Richard Orr
                                                  Eulophidae              Euplectrus species (larvae)
Larvae ball on Geometrid Caterpillar
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
August 20, 2011
Photographer:  Kurt Schwarz
White Oak Leaf Gall                  Cynipidae                Acraspis erinacei
Font Hill Park
Howard County, Maryland
August 20, 2011
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Cuckoo Wasp                             Chrysididae
University of Maryland Central Farm
Howard County, Maryland
September 5, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
                                           Ichneumonidae       Megarhyssa sp.
Shaw Farms
Howard County, Maryland
October 13, 2011
Photographer:  Brian Hughes
Five-banded Tiphiid Wasp       Tiphiidae                  Myzium quinquecinetum
Rockburn Branch Park
Howard County, Maryland
July 19, 2012
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Wool Sower Gall                        Cynipidae                Callirhytis semiator (Gall)  
On White Oak
Howard County, Maryland
June 1, 2013
Photographer:  John Harris                              
                                           Ichneumonidae      Megarhyssa atrata
Triadelphia Reservoir
Howard County, Maryland
Auguast 9, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Braconid Wasp coocons         Braconidae           Cotesia empretiae
on Saddleback Caterpillar
West Friendship Park, Howard County, Maryland
September 16, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Perilampid Wasp                       Perilampidae          Euperilampus triangularis
Mt, Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy, Howard County, Maryland
July 25, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Oak Leaf Gall                              Cynipidae                 Acraspis villosa
on Bur Oak
Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County, Maryland
July 8, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cow Killer                                    Mutillidae                 Dasymutilla occidentalis
Patuxent Research Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
August 10, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Oak Rough Bulletgall Wasp    Cynipidae                 Disholcaspis quercusmannia
on Bur Oak stem
Mt. Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy
Howard County, Maryland
August 28, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Rusty Spider Wasp                   Pompilidae              Tachypompilus ferrugineus
Rockburn Branch Park
Howard County, Maryland
September 3, 2011111
Photographer  Richard Orr
Oak Lobed Galls                         Cynipidae                Cynips stobilana
On Swamp Oak
Fox Chase Wetlands
Howard County, Maryland
September 6, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr