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Subtribe Gastrosericina

Tachytes distinctus - female Handsome! - Tachytes distinctus - female Tiny wasp to ID - Tachysphex Tiny wasp to ID (same as others?) - Tachysphex Small gray wasp with gray eyes 8017851 - Tachytes crassus - male Unidentified Wasp - Tachytes distinctus - female bee mimic
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 Crabronidae
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Larrini
Subtribe Gastrosericina
Numbers
146 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), ~920 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(2)