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Species Colocistis crassa

Hymenoptera - Colocistis crassa - male Tiphiid Wasp? - Colocistis crassa - male Tiphiid Wasp with Primary Submarginal Isolation (ventral abdomen) - Colocistis crassa - male Tiphiid Wasp with Primary Submarginal Isolation (dorsal thorax) - Colocistis crassa - male Tiphiid Wasp with Primary Submarginal Isolation (lateral head) - Colocistis crassa - male 2nd Tiphiid Wasp (lateral) - Colocistis crassa - male 2nd Tiphiid Wasp (dorsal) - Colocistis crassa - male 2nd Tiphiid Wasp (on rock) - Colocistis crassa - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Tiphioidea
Family Tiphiidae (Tiphiid Wasps)
Subfamily Brachycistidinae
Genus Colocistis
Species crassa (Colocistis crassa)
Size
♂ ~ 14-16mm (BG images)
♀ ~ 10mm (1)
Identification
Range
AZ, CA, ID, NM, NV, TX, UT and northern Mexico (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the brachycistidine genus Colocistis Krombein, 1942 (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae)
Kimsey L.S., Wasbauer M.S. 2013. J. Hymenopt. Res. 33: 1-24.