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Subtribe Spheciina

Cicada Killer with Tibicen lyricen prey. - Sphecius speciosus - female Hangin' around: cicada killers - Sphecius speciosus - male - female Cicada Killer - Sphecius speciosus - male Wasp or Hornet? - Sphecius speciosus What tyoe of  Bee is this - Sphecius convallis Unknown wasp-like - Sphecius speciosus large wasp - Sphecius Pennsylvania Wasp  - Sphecius speciosus
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 Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Spheciina
Numbers
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), 55 spp. in 4 genera worldwide(2)