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Tribe Pepsini

The Pepsis Challenge: Can we get this to species? Looks like Pepsis thisbe. - Pepsis Hanging out on Salvia - Pepsis Spider Wasp - Caliadurgus fasciatellus - female Blue Wasp - Pepsis Entypus unifasciatus unifasciatus - Entypus unifasciatus - female Blue-black winged wasp foreleg femur - Pepsis grossa - female wasp - Entypus unifasciatus Spider wasp Entypus unifasciatus cressoni - Entypus unifasciatus - female
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)
Superfamily Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Subfamily Pepsinae
Tribe Pepsini
~100 spp. in 10 genera in our area(1)
Wing venation of several important genera: