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Subgenus Cuphopterus

Hymenoptera. Crabonidae. - Crossocerus binotatus - female Hymenoptera. Crabonidae. - Crossocerus binotatus - female Hymenoptera. Crabonidae. - Crossocerus binotatus - female Hymenoptera. Crabonidae. - Crossocerus binotatus - female
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 (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Crabronini
Subtribe Crabronina
Genus Crossocerus (Equilateral Square-headed Wasps)
No Taxon Subgenus Cuphopterus
Explanation of Names
Cuphopterus Morawitz 1866
Range
This subgenus includes several species that are native to the Palaearctic and Oriental Region. One species (binotatus) appears to have been recently introduced to Quebec.