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Species Sphex texanus

Wasp - Sphex texanus - male Wasp - Sphex texanus - male Black and Gold with a bit of red - Sphex texanus Sphex with black legs - Sphex texanus - female Sphex with black legs - Sphex texanus - female Sphex with black legs - Sphex texanus - female possible S. texanus - Sphex texanus - female Clear winged wasp - Sphex texanus
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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Sphecini
Genus Sphex
Species texanus (Sphex texanus)
Explanation of Names
Sphex texanus Cresson 1872
Range
KS-TX-AZ