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  • Bees, Ants, Wasps and Similar Insects of Illinois



    Showcase listing of Bees, Ants, Wasps and Similar Insects found in the state of Illinois.



    Note: Please understand that that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map as such they may be found beyond the general "reach" as showcased on our website. Insects are typically drawn to areas by available food supply, weather, environmental factors, water supply, mating patterns etc... and are quite territorial. The listing below is a general indicator of insects, bugs and spiders that may be found in a given state.


    There are a total of (53) Illinois Bees, Ants, Wasps and Similar Insects found in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.


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    BUGFINDER: What Kind of Bug is This...
    BUGFINDER allows for a quick search of the Insect Identification database by selecting primary color, secondary color, number of legs and the territory / state in question. If only one color is present on your insect, select it again as its SECONDARY color. Remember that the more details you can offer, the better your chances of finding a match. As a rule of thumb, six legs are typical for most insects whereas spiders generally have eight legs.
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