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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subtribe Spheciina

Eastern Cicada Killer  - Sphecius speciosus - female Hymenoptera AZ - Sphecius Sphecius speciosus - Eastern Cicada Killer - Sphecius speciosus - female Cicada Killer ... Eastern ? 4 of 5 - Sphecius speciosus It looks like a yellow and black vespid but has much vivid red as well - Sphecius grandis large vespid - Sphecius speciosus Eastern Cicada Killer with cicada - Sphecius speciosus - female Sphecius speciosus - 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 Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Spheciina
Numbers
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), 55 spp. in 4 genera worldwide(2)