Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Sphindidae Jacquelin du Val 1860
9 spp. in 4 genera of 2 subfamilies in our area, ~60 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)
Head partially visible from above. Convex, elongate to broadly oval. Scape and pedicel asymmetrically inflated, antennal club about as long as stem. Pronotum broader than head and as broad as elytra at base. Ventrite I is longest and most coarsely punctured.
wherever slime molds are prevalent(1)
both adult and larvae feed on sporocarps of myxomycetes (slime molds)(1)