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Species Podalonia argentipilis

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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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Ammophilinae
Genus Podalonia (Cutworm Wasps)
Species argentipilis (Podalonia argentipilis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Podalonia argentipilis (Provancher, 1887)
Podalonia morrisoni (Cameron, 1888)
Orig. comb.: Pelopoeus argentipilis Provancher, 1887
Explanation of Names
Podalonia argentipilis (Provancher, 1887)
argentipilis = from the Latin argentī ('silver') + pilīs ('hairs')
Notable for its red legs and red abdomen, especially prominent in females. The hairs on both the head and thorax are white to silvery (never black).(1)
Works Cited
1.Podalonia (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) of North and Central America
William Donald Murray. 1940. Entomologica Americana, vol. 20, no. 1-2: pp. 1-84.