Image of a great golden digger wasp.

    Great Golden Digger Wasp

    Sphex ichneumoneus
    image of an Ichneumon Wasp on tree trunk

    Ichneumon Wasps

    More than 5,000 species in North America
    image of a Mydas Fly

    Mydas Flies

    About 80 species in North America
    Glossy black spider wasp manipulating paralyzed spider

    Spider Wasps

    About 300 species in North America north of Mexico
    Image of a red velvet ant

    Velvet Ants

    Numerous species in Missouri

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
image of Plume Moth on blade of grass

Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico