A paper wasp queen guards her nest. The cells contain her first offspring at various stages of development. (Yogendra Joshi Wiki cc by 2.0)
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A Pompilid wasp from India, showing its very thin “waist,” a distinguishing feature of all wasps. (L. Shyamal Wiki cc by 2.5)
This Honeybee, Apis, mellifera, has pollen clinging to her body. The yellow oval on her leg is a packed pollen basket. (Ivar Leidus / Wiki; cc by-sa 4.
Queen, soldier and worker Big-headed ants, Pheidole californica, (Alex Wild / Wiki; PD)
Common Eastern Butterfly, Bombus impatiens. (Ryan Hodnett / Flickr; cc by-sa 2.0)
Common Eastern Bumblebee, Bombus impatiens. (Tara Allison / WW; cc by-nc 3.0)
Ant fossil. (Phillip Barden, Antweb.org / Wiki; cc by-sa 3.0)