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Tribe Cercerini

Incredible Edible Wasp #1 - Cerceris Unknown wasp - Cerceris Weevil wasp - Cerceris insolita wasp ? - unident - Cerceris wasp - Cerceris Crabronidae - Cerceris Unknown wasp - Cerceris bicornuta wasp sp ? - Cerceris - male
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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Cercerini
2 genera in the tribe, with ~110 spp. in our area(1) and >900 spp. worldwide (of which 870 Cerceris spp.)(2)
nests provisioned with beetles (Chrysomelidae, Buprestidae, Curculionidae)