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Species Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus

Sand Wasp - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus Horse Guard Wasp - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus - female unid. - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus - female Wasp - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus - female Crabronidae - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus Wasp - Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus
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 Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Bembicina
Genus Bicyrtes
Species quadrifasciatus (Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus (Say 1824)
17-19 mm(1)
the increasing distance between the pairs of tergal bands posterad is diagnostic(1)
e. NA
Jun-Oct in NC(2)
True bugs
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Bicyrtes (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Nyssoninae, Bembicini)
R.M. Bohart. 1996. Insecta Mundi, 10:139-152.
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.