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Species Podalonia melaena

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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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Ammophilinae
Genus Podalonia (Cutworm Wasps)
Species melaena (Podalonia melaena)
Explanation of Names
Podalonia melaena Murray 1940
Range
w half of the US(1)
Print References
Murray W.D. (1940) Podalonia (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) of North and Central America. Entomol. Amer. 20: 1-77. (Full text)
Internet References
images of pinned female (U. Colorado Mus. Nat. Hist.)
images of pinned female(2): dorsal · lateral · ventral