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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps

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 Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees
No Taxon Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae
Superfamily Chrysidoidea - Cuckoo Wasps and Allies
Superfamily Formicoidea - Ants
Superfamily Pompiloidea - Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies
Superfamily Scolioidea
Superfamily Thynnoidea
Superfamily Tiphioidea
Superfamily Vespoidea - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies
No Taxon Unidentified Nests, Burrows, Immatures, and Associates