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Genus Evania

7005092 wasp - Evania appendigaster Fly-like & Wasp-like - Evania appendigaster Evaniidae? - Evania appendigaster What is this small black fly/wasp? - Evania appendigaster Ensign Wasp - Evania appendigaster Evania appendigaster - female Evania appendigaster Blue-eyed Ensign Wasp - Evania appendigaster
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Evanioidea (Aulacid, Ensign, and Gasteruptiid Wasps)
Family Evaniidae (Ensign Wasps)
Genus Evania
Numbers
a single species in our area(1)
Identification
This genus is distinguished by its large size (thus longer scapes and legs) and evenly spaced coxae. The one species in our area is readily distinguished by its black coloration and blue eyes. It is one of two large species, the other being the often brown-marked Prosevania fuscipes.

Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.