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Genus Euparagia

Euparagia scutellaris Euparagia scutellaris wasp on glassy hyacinth - Euparagia Euparagia desertorum
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)
Superfamily Vespoidea (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies)
Family Vespidae (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps)
Subfamily Euparagiinae
Genus Euparagia
Explanation of Names
Euparagia Cresson 1879
Numbers
9 spp. in our area, 10 total(1)
Range
sw US & Mexico(1); in our area:
E. boregoensis CA AZ
E. desertorum CA NV AZ
E. platiniceps CA AZ
E. richardsi AZ-TX
E. scutellaris CA-UT ID
E. sicatta CA AZ
E. timberlakei CA NV AZ
E. unidentata CA
E. yuma AZ
Habitat
Mostly arid regions(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Euparagia Cresson (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Euparagiinae)
Carpenter, J.M. and L.S. Kimsey. 2009. American Museum novitates, no. 3643.