Ants, Bees and Wasps of the Maritimes (May 2014-present)


Ants, Bees and Wasps of the Maritimes (May 2014-present)

A discussion group for exploring the fascinating insect group that are the ants, bees, wasps (Order Hymenoptera) and their allies.

*** Please post only species seen/found in the Canadian Maritimes.

Members: 33
Latest Activity: on Monday

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A question regarding Mason Bee houses

Started by Joanne Savage. Last reply by Joanne Savage on Monday. 5 Replies

I have a Mason Bee house, 4 of the holes are now plugged which indicates those plugs are in use. I also know these occupied holes can be accessed by predators. Can one put a sticker over the occupied…Continue

An undescribed potter wasp

Started by Chris Adam. Last reply by Danny O'Shea on Friday. 4 Replies

Undescribed speciesI just found an interesting potter-type wasp searching my walls (of my house). I've just started a search of BG when I came across a posting of mine from 2011 of an undescribed (by…Continue

Tags: Ancistrocerus, wasp, potter, Vespidae, Eumeninae

European Paper Wasp Fredericton, July 7, 2018

Started by Danny O'Shea. Last reply by Danny O'Shea Jul 7. 2 Replies

First NB record was in the Sussex area a couple of years ago by E.  (I couldn’t find the post to link to it here.)  This is the first one I have seen.  Found this afternoon on our very ‘specimen…Continue

Masked Bees. Fredericton, July 1, 2018

Started by Danny O'Shea Jul 2. 0 Replies

Hylaeus sp. ( poss. H. annulatus )This mating pair was found on the same plant as the robber fly/bee post (…Continue

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