Bees, Wasps & Ants

National Links

Link Info
Aculeates Research Papers Over 50 articles on Aculeates (stinging insects) by Michael Archer.
AntArk An introduction to myrmecology, the study of ants.
Ants UK Specialist provider of live ants & related equipment for those wishing to start ant colonies.
Ant Hill World Forum UK based discussion forum about ants.
Bees, Wasps & Ants Recording Society (BWARS) Promoting the recording of bees, wasps & ants in the UK, plus information, insect guides and online forum.
Bombus Gallery Steven Falk's bumblebee species photographs (Flickr)
Bumblebee Conservation Trust Dedicated to the conservation of UK bumblebees
Bumblebee ID A guide to the most common UK bumblebees.
Bumblebee ID App Comprehensive guide to all 23 UK bumblebee species.
Bee Walk National recording scheme monitoring the abundance of UK bees. Open to all.
Bee Watch Citizen science bee recording project. Also includes 'planting for pollinators' to attract bees to your garden
Hymettus Undertakes research and leading source of information & advice on bees, wasps, ants and other invertabrates.
Myrme's Ant Nest Information, features and articles about UK ants.
Narrow Headed Ant Project Buglife project to help save this ant species from extinction.
Nature Conservation Imaging Concise imformation & images of many wasp & bee species.
Sawflies of Britain & Ireland Information, identification guides and recording of UK sawflies.
Scottish Mason Bees Project 'Buglife' project (now finished) about rare species of mason bees.
Sea Aster Mining Bee Project Collaborative project to conserve this endangered bee species.
Shrill Carder Bee Strategy/Report Conservation report about saving this endangered UK bee species.
Social Wasps Gallery Steven Falk's social wasp species collection (Flickr)
UK Wood Ants Information, recording and identification of UK wood ants.
Vanellus Photofiles Insects in flight including many sawflies, bees and wasp species


Regional Links

Link Info Region
Bees, Wasps & Ants Interest Group Sub group of the YNU. Recording, information and Michael Archer's Characteristics of Yorkshire Aculeates Yorkshire
Parasitic Wasps Interest Group Sub group of the YNU, Yorkshire lists and reports Yorkshire
Saw Flies Interest Group Sub group of the YNU. Recording, identification info, and a useful video. Yorkshire