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Species Sphecius convallis - Pacific Cicada Killer

Found in Eastern Washington July 2008 - Sphecius convallis Perching male - Sphecius convallis - male Female with prey. - Sphecius convallis - female Paper Wasp - Sphecius convallis Paper Wasp - Sphecius convallis Pacific Cicada Killer - Sphecius convallis Cicada killer  - Sphecius  - Sphecius convallis - female What tyoe of  Bee is this - Sphecius convallis
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 Crabronidae
Subfamily Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Spheciina
Genus Sphecius (Cicada Killers)
Species convallis (Pacific Cicada Killer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Sphecius convallis Patton 1879
4 spp. n. of Mex. - Holliday, 2009
CA-TX-CO-WA / Mex. - Holliday, 2009
Internet References
New World cicada killer species - Prof. Chuck Holliday, Lafayette College, 2009