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Tribe Sphecini

Grass-carrying Wasp - Isodontia elegans - female Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Mystery Wasp - Sphex dorsalis great black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus red-abdomen wasp on Epilobium - Sphex lucae Unknown W3 - Isodontia Wasp id - Sphex dorsalis - female Isodontia...elegans maybe? - Isodontia elegans
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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Sphecini
Numbers
2 genera in the tribe, with 18 spp. in our area(1) and ~180 spp. worldwide(2)