Hymenoptera (wasps, ants, bees), by Content Type
- Africanized honey bees - Africanized bee information, especially in relation to California. Includes bibliography with over 900 references
- Australian Faunal Directory - checklists and bibliographies for Australian insects
- Bees of the World - over 2,200 research references on all aspects of bees
- Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America - tutorial on the concept and practice of biological control with photographs and descriptions of biological control (or biocontrol) agents of insect, disease and weed pests in North America
- Calodema Website of Dr TJ Hawkeswood - Website provides free PDF files of TJ Hawkeswood and his co-workers biological research.
- Chrysis.net - cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). Image galleries, articles, research, hosts
- FORMIS - a composite of several ant literature databases.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â It contains citations for a large fraction of the world's ant literature (about 32,000 references).Ã‚Â Ã‚Â FORMIS contains all known ant taxonomic literature (through 1996).Ã‚Â Ã‚Â It also contains comprehensive bibliographies of leaf-cutting ants, fire ants, and Russian wood ants
- Hymenoptera Online Database - queries of information from museum specimens as well as the literature
- The Hive and the Honeybee - Phillips' Beekeeping Collection online apiculture library
- The International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization - IDIDAS provides information on disinfestation and sterilization of arthropod species, with dosage levels and conditions, efficacy and references. For researchers, phytosanotary regulators, plant protection services and SIT facility and food irradiation operations personnel.
- Yellowjackets of the Northwestern United States - Yellowjacket biology, systematics, literature and keys.
- All About Bees
- Calodema Website of Dr TJ Hawkeswood - - Website provides free PDF files of TJ Hawkeswood and his co-workers biological research.
- World Chalcidoidea Database on CD-ROM - complete World Catalogue of all 26,000 names used in Chalcidoidea, more than 95,000 host records, over 110,000 distribution records, more than 300 colour images of adults and immature stages of most families, and an immense amount of information on their use in biocontrol, biology, physiology, etc. Windows only.
- Canadian National Collection of Insects - 17 million specimens, mostly North American fauna. Ottawa, Canada.
- Illinois Natural History Survey - 6 million specimens. Several insect databases, including a searchable, specimen level Plecoptera database . Dates back to 1858
- Japanese Ants Image Database - - taxonomy of Japanese ants
- Lyman Entomological Museum and Research Laboratory - 2.8 million specimens; second largest insect collection in Canada. Major groups include Orthoptera, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera. McGill University
- Macleay Museum Invertebrate Collection - 500,000 specimens. University of Sydney, Australia
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Insects of the southwestern United States, aculeate hymenoptera, lepidoptera, diptera, coleoptera, odonata
- North Carolina State University Insect Collection - 1.1 million specimens. Emphasis on North Carolina insects and worldwide Homoptera
- Queensland Museum - 500,000 specimens. Special collections of rainforest insects and parasitic wasps. Australia
- Snow Entomological Research Collection - 4.1 million specimens. University of Kansas Natural History Museum
- The University of Wyoming Insect Museum - 250,000 specimens. Holdings are particularly strong in the major orders Hymenoptera (53%), Diptera (12%),Lepidoptera (10%), and Coleoptera (9%). Insect Gallery, with beautiful insects from around the world on display open to public viewing free of charge
- Univeristy of Central Florida Collection of Arthropods - aka the Bug Closet. 135,000 specimens. 33% Coleoptera, 45% Hymenoptera.
- University of Colorado Museum - 550,000 specimens. Many from Rocky Mountain region
- University of Nebraska State Museum - 2 million specimens from U.S. Great Plains and worldwide
- University of Queensland Insect Collection - 700,000 specimens. Australia
- Antbase - provides access to information on all the ant species of the world
- BeeBase - the honey bee genome database
- ECatSym: Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta - Supported by GBIF, Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, the EcatSym Project is working on the first internet database for the approximately 10,000 valid sawfly taxa worldwide.
- The International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization - - IDIDAS provides information on disinfestation and sterilization of arthropod species, with dosage levels and conditions, efficacy and references. For researchers, phytosanotary regulators, plant protection services and SIT facility and food irradiation operations personnel.
- BugGuide.Net - community site with user-submitted images for identification, information on insect groups
- Calodema Website of Dr TJ Hawkeswood - - - Website provides free PDF files of TJ Hawkeswood and his co-workers biological research.
- Chrysis.net - - cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). Image galleries, articles, research, hosts
- Common North American Arthropods - Extensive catalog of copyrighted high-resolution arthropod photographs.
- European Pine Sawfly images
- HANABACHI Japanese Bee Image Database - Each record is composed of family, genus and species
(or subspecies), Japanese name, distribution data,
type locality, type depository, source of the original description,
synonymies, remarks, visiting or associated flowers, references, various
images and distribution map.
- Harlan's Big Bugtography Web Page - photographs and observations about insects found in Iowa. Nontechnical.
- Insect Field Collection Photos - Arizona Crop Information photos 2000-2003
- Japanese Ants Image Database - - - taxonomy of Japanese ants
- Myrmecology - the scientific study of ants. Habitat, biology, image gallery, and recommended reading
- Symphytos - - web forum for sawfly and horntail (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) workers
- The Ants of Cachoeira Nature Reserve - - by Jochen H. Bihn. Information on ecology and taxonomy of ants from Cachoeira Nature Reserve, Brazil.
Integrated Pest Management
Journals and Newsletters
- Georgia WOWBugs Project - Melittobia digitata, commonly found in nature but never before in the pre-college classroom. Educational materials developed to teach fundamental biological concepts to grades 5-12.
- Honeybee - students identify honeybee responsibilities inside the hive, importance of the honeybee to humans, and discover how honeybees communicate. Pre-K to 4th grade
- Social Behavior of Polistine Wasps - wasps were marked and videotaped. Students use observation skills to study animal behavior.
- BEE-L - for discussion of bee research and biology. Subjects include sociobiology, behavior, ecology, genetics, taxonomy, physiology, pollination, and many others
- BOMBUS-L - mailing list dedicated to discussion of bumblebees. To subscribe, send a message to LISTSERV@umdd.umd.edu with SUB BOMBUS-L in the body of your message. Maintained by David Inouye.
- Chrysis.net - - - cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae). Image galleries, articles, research, hosts
- EGW-L - The EGW-L list is a forum for discussion of the erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae).
- Hawaiian Ant Group - invasive ants in the Hawaiian Islands. Welcomes participation and discussion from persons with other island/invasive ant experiences.
- Internet Apiculture and Beekeeping Archive - articles from the Usenet newsgroup sci.agriculture.beekeeping, the logs from the listserv bee-l, FAQ files, and pointers to other beekeeping and apicultural resources, on and off the Internet
- Myrmecology - - the scientific study of ants. Habitat, biology, image gallery, and recommended reading
- PAG-L - The Pacific Ant Group was established in September 2003 to facilitate communication toward preventing establishment of Red Imported Fire Ant and other invasive ants in Pacific islands.
- 3-D Insects - Virtual models of insects using the virtual reality modeling language.
- 3-D Insects - - Virtual models of insects using the virtual reality modeling language.
- Bee Alert - - using bees to assess environmental hazards. Online video cameras, electronic hive monitoring. Kids' section.
- Insects in Motion - Quicktime video clips of various insects showing feeding behavior and life stage development, including a bee stinging
- Social Behavior of Polistine Wasps - - wasps were marked and videotaped. Students use observation skills to study animal behavior.
- The Amazing Beecam - video feed from a beehive
- WAXWeb - or the discovery of television among the bees. Not an entomological film, but with beekeeping theme.
- World Educational Films - - entomological videos documenting life histories and parasitic hymenoptera. Some clips available online
- An Introduction to Ants (Formicidae) of the Tallgrass Prairie - by James C. Trager. Ecology, taxonomy and restoration info on ants of the U.S. midwest tallgrass prairie.
- Beehoo - world beekeeping directory. More than 1,000 websites about beekeeping, bees, apitherapy, honey recipes, queen breeding
- Beekeeper's Reference - regional beekeeping groups, multimedia, books
- Beekeeping in Top-Bar Hives - an alternative method of beekeeping. Plans for hives, helpful photos
- Beekeeping: The Beekeeper's Home Page - the honey bee, and honey production, beginner tips, photos. Canadian and North American content
- Conifer Defoliators of British Columbia - Decriptions and images of the conifer defoliating caterpillars and sawflies that occur within BC. Host trees and insects biology included.
- Dr. Frog's Recipe Page - "frog-approved" insect recipes
- E.H. Thorne (Beehives) Ltd. - Wragby, Lincoln, UK. Beekeeping events in the UK, courses for beginning beekeepers.
- Honey Bees and Pollination - bee information site for those in the Virginia / Mid-Atlantic region of the USA
- Hymenoptera - Tree of Life
- John's Beekeeping Notebook - observation beehives, cell-plug queen rearing, experiences of a Peace Corps beekeeper in Fiji, top-bar beekeeping
- Maine Beekeeping - articles, reports and tips on beekeeping, calendar of events, recommended reading
- New World Army Ants - ongoing revisionary work with the army ants of the new world
- Raising Bees - from the Small Farm Resource
- Raising Bees - from the Small Farm Resource
- SIWeb - Social Insects Web. systematics, phylogeny, distribution, images, literature and conservation of social insects. From Department of Entomology, American Museum of Natural History
- Solitary Bees: an Addition to Honey Bees - use of Osmia (orchard bees) for pollination. Includes a list of suppliers.
- The Bumblebee Pages - life cycle, frequently asked questions, behavior
- The Pollination Home Page - portal to pollination information and images
- Torre Bueno's Glossary for Social Insects - entomological glossary
- Woyke Honey Bee Page - describes genetic expression of body color in different species of honey bees. Warsaw Agricultural University, Poland.