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Tribe Sceliphrini

Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum Mud dauber? - Sceliphron caementarium Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium - female Hymenoptera - Chalybion californicum Sexing a Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum - male Chalybion? - Chalybion californicum Sceliphron caementarium? - Sceliphron caementarium
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
Tribe Sceliphrini
2 genera in the tribe, with 4 spp. in our area(1) and 80 spp. worldwide(2)
worldwide(2) (except Australasia?)