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Subtribe Gastrosericina

parasitic ground nesting wasp? - Tachytes guatemalensis - female Tachytes sp.? - Tachytes - male Wasp - P9011059 - Tachytes - female Blue eyed black and silver wasp - Tachysphex similis - female Solitary Wasp Maybe Bembix sp. - Tachytes - female 1 - Tachytes Wasp ID? - Tachytes grisselli - male Tiny wasp to ID - Tachysphex
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)