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Tribe Crabronini

Square-headed wasps - Lestica - male - female Square-headed Wasp - Ectemnius Mystery wasp - Ectemnius Crabronina 2 - Lestica Lestica confluenta - maybe - Lestica - male - female Anacrabro ocellatus? - Anacrabro ocellatus - male Cerceris again? - Crabro Small Vespidae - Ectemnius
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
Numbers
ca. 160 spp. in 13 genera in our area(1), ~1500 spp. in ca. 50 genera worldwide(2)