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)
Species curvatum-or-deforme (Sceliphron curvatum or deforme)
Explanation of Names
Author: F. Smith
Both species are native to Asia and introduced in Europe. S. curvatum was first recorded in Argentina in 2008; the BugGuide photos from Quebec (2013) apparently represent the first North American record for either S. curvatum or S. deforme.
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