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Species Hemipepsis ustulata - Flamed Tarantula-hawk Wasp

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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
Genus Hemipepsis (Tarantula-hawk Wasps)
Species ustulata (Flamed Tarantula-hawk Wasp)
Explanation of Names
Hemipepsis ustulata Dahlbom, 1843
ustulata = from the Latin ustulāta ('scorched, burned, or inflamed')