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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Subfamily Sceliphrinae

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber - Sceliphron caementarium Need an Id - Chalybion californicum Mud nest making wasp - Sceliphron caementarium Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium Iridescent bluish greenish spider wasp (?) - Chalybion californicum Spider wasp? - Chalybion californicum metallic Blue Wasp - Chalybion californicum Unknown Hymenoptera - Chalybion californicum
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 Sceliphrinae
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 144 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(2)