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Genus Pison

Fullerton Bee #4, uh make that a wasp. - Pison Tiny black bee - Pison Blackish bee - Pison koreense - female Wasp - Black with Prominant Dark Wing Veins - Dorsal - Pison Tribe Trypoxylini - Pison Spider Killer - Pison - female Pison koreense Pison koreense
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 (traditional Sphecidae))
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Trypoxylini
Genus Pison
Numbers
a single sp. (adventive) in our area,(1)(2) ~200 worldwide(3)
1. Pison agile (IL, KS, MD, VA, ; native to e. Eurasia, s. India, and Sri Lanka)

*A single additional record of Pison laeve in GA has been suggested by Krombein (1979) as being a typographical error for the island of New Georgia in the Solomon Islands.(2)
Works Cited
1.Nomina Insecta Nearctica
Poole, Robert W. Nearctica.com, Inc.
2.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.
3.Catalog of Sphecidae sensu lato