Dr. Daniel Kjar

Elmira College
Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Presents Sam Droege's

Download Sam Droege's Handy Bee Manual (pdf)
Download Sam Droege's Handy Bee Manual (docx)
Download Sam Droege's Andrenidae identification slide show (ppt)
Download Sam Droege's Halictadae identification slide show (ppt)
Download Sam Droege's Megachilidae identification slide show (ppt)
Download Sam Droege's Apidae (part 1) identification slide show (ppt)
Download Sam Droege's Apidae (part 2) identification slide show (ppt)

Mike Arduser's "Key to the genera and species of the Midwestern United States with an emphasis on the Tallgrass Prairie region. The zipped file contains individual word documents that contain the keys.

Sam Droege has also started work on "A field guide to bee genera." His object is to create a guide to bee identification without capture (binoculars/sharp eyes/patience).
You can download it in the 'beta' version here:

Andrenidae
Apidae

The Bees of Maryland
Version 1.0 of The Bees of Maryland

Insect label making tools.

Make insect labels (with new multi-label feature!!)
Make insect labels (usgs style number)