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Floridian red subspecies

Ichneumonidae ? - Trypoxylon wasp - Trypoxylon Trypoxylon? - Trypoxylon ID help please - Trypoxylon Trypargilum - Trypoxylon Trypoxylon sp. - Trypoxylon - female Trypoxylon sp. - Trypoxylon - female Trypoxylon sp. - Trypoxylon - 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 (traditional Sphecidae))
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Trypoxylini
Genus Trypoxylon
No Taxon (Subgenus Trypargilum)
No Taxon Floridian red subspecies
Explanation of Names
T. clavatum johannis, T. collinum collinum, or T. tridentatum archboldi
Identification
These three regional subspecies have extensive red markings not found in any other species of Trypoxylon. These red markings include the antennae, clypeus, mandible, pronotum, legs, propodeum, and first two segments of the abdomen. They are separated as follows:(1)

T. tridentatum archboldi is readily distinguished by the two spines or tubercles on the propodeum that are not found in any of our other species of Trypoxylon (Trypargilum).

T. clavatum johannis is distinguished by a spine on the hind trochanter. The metapleural flange is also broad.

T. collinum collinum lacks spines in both regions. The metapleural flange is also narrow.
Range
FL, s.GA(1)
Works Cited
1.Wasps of the Genus Trypoxylon Subgenus Trypargilum in North America (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae)
Rollin E. Coville. 1982. University of California Press, Entomology, Volume 97.