Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive


Species Chrysis angolensis

Chrysidid - Chrysis angolensis Cuckoo Wasp (Chrysis angolensis) - Chrysis angolensis fly or bee - Chrysis angolensis fly or bee - Chrysis angolensis Chrysis angolensis? - Chrysis angolensis Cuckoo Wasp? - Chrysis angolensis Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysididae - Chrysis angolensis Chrysidid wasp and chrysidid puparium? - Chrysis angolensis
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 Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Chrysidini
Genus Chrysis
Species angolensis (Chrysis angolensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysis fuscipennis Brullé 1846
Explanation of Names
Chrysis angolensis Radoszkowski 1881
native to the Old World (widespread there), adventive and spreading in NA (NJ-VA-MO-TX, NV-CA, Mexico) (map)
Parasitizes Sceliphron caementarium
Introduced from the Palearctic, probably during World War II, possibly in Sceliphron mud nests
Internet References