Longhorn bee visiting a flower, viewed from side

    Apid Bees

    About 1,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Bee Fly on leaf

    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    Long-legged wasp grasping a wolf spider while clinging to house siding

    Entypus Spider Wasps

    Entypus aratus, E. unifasciatus, E. fulvicornis, and others
    Photo of a Pigeon Tremex Horntail

    Horntails

    About 28 species in North America
    image of an Ichneumon Wasp on tree trunk

    Ichneumon Wasps

    More than 5,000 species in North America
    image of Black-and-Yellow Mud Dauber

    Mud Daubers

    Three genera: Sceliphron, Trypoxylon, and Chalybion
    Glossy black spider wasp manipulating paralyzed spider

    Spider Wasps

    About 300 species in North America north of Mexico