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Species Crioscolia alcione

Some Kind of Wasp? - Crioscolia alcione Trielis octomaculata?  - Crioscolia alcione - male Crioscolia alcione - female Vespula sp maybe - Crioscolia alcione - male Crioscolia alcione?? - Crioscolia alcione Wasp - Crioscolia? - Crioscolia alcione - male Wasp in Owens Valley - Crioscolia alcione Small scoliid  - Crioscolia alcione - female
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 Scolioidea
Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Subfamily Campsomerinae
Genus Crioscolia
Species alcione (Crioscolia alcione)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trielis alcione Banks 1917, Campsoscolia alcione (Banks)
Explanation of Names
Crioscolia alcione (Banks 1917)

w. US (WA-CA to CO-NM)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.The Scoliidae of California
Hurd P.D. 1952. Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 1(6): 141-152.
2.Scoliid Wasps of the Southwestern United States
MacKay W.P. 1987. Southwestern Naturalist 32(3): 357-362.