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Subfamily Pemphredoninae

wasp Passaloecus? - Passaloecus Aphid Wasp Psen or Pseneo? - Pseneo - male Aphid wasp  - female Passaloecus - Passaloecus annulatus - female Psenulus Pemphredoninae? - Diodontus
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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Pemphredoninae
Explanation of Names
Pemphredoninae Dahlbom 1835
240 spp. in 23 genera of 2 tribes in our area(1), >1170 spp. in 43 genera of 4 tribes worldwide(2)
certain species (esp. "Pemphredonini") nest in hollow tubes provisioned with aphids or thrips; "Psenini" provision their nests primarily leafhoppers