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Species Pepsis mexicana - Mexican Tarantula-hawk Wasp

All Dark Pepsis - Pepsis mexicana - female Dark wasp on buckwheat - Pepsis mexicana - female Dark wasp on buckwheat - Pepsis mexicana - female Dark wasp on buckwheat - Pepsis mexicana - female Pepsis Buckwheat Singles Bar - Blackie - Pepsis mexicana - male 7006259-Pepsis - Pepsis mexicana - male Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis mexicana - female Pepsis mexicana ? - Pepsis mexicana - female
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 Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Subfamily Pepsinae
Tribe Pepsini (Tarantula-hawk Wasps and Allies)
Genus Pepsis (Tarantula-hawk Wasps)
Species mexicana (Mexican Tarantula-hawk Wasp)
Size
Body length 16-34 mm ♀, 13-21 mm ♂(1)
Works Cited
1.The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae).
C. R. Vardy. 2005. Zoologische Verhandelingen / Zoologische Mededelingen.