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Subfamily Scoliinae

Orange and Black Wasp - Scolia dubia - female Blue-winged Wasp - Scolia dubia - male Scolia dubia? - Scolia dubia - male Wasp - Scolia bicincta Wasp sp. 2? - Scolia bicincta - female Scoliidae, Double-banded Scoliid - Scolia bicincta - male Unidentified Scoliid Scolia nobilitata
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)
Superfamily Scolioidea
Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Subfamily Scoliinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The scoliid subfamilies used on BugGuide are alternatively represented as tribes (Scoliini and Campsomerini) united under a differently-defined Scoliinae.
Identification
Scoliinae are separated from Campsomerinae by the single vein at the posterior margin of the submarginal cell (double vein in Campsomerinae) (see diagram).(1)


The Scoliinae in our area are divided into two genera. Members of Scolia have two submarginal cells, whereas members of Triscolia have three submarginal cells.
Print References
Argaman, Q. (1996) Generic synopsis of Scoliidae (Hymenoptera, Scolioidea). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, 88: 171–222.

Bradley, J.C. (1957) The taxa of Campsomeris (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae) occurring in the New World. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 83: 65–77.

Bradley, J.C. (1964) Further notes on the American taxa of Campsomeris (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae). Entomological News, 75: 101–108.

Osten, T. (2005) Checkliste der Dolchwespen der Welt (Insecta: Hymenoptera, Scoliidae). Bericht der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Augsburg, 62: 1–62.