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Species Palmodes praestans

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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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Prionychini
Genus Palmodes
Species praestans (Palmodes praestans)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palmodes praestans (Kohl 1890)
Sphex praestans Kohl, 1890
Size
≈28mm (BG images)
Identification
See Also
Sphex lucae has no long hairs on the femora of the legs.