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Species Philanthus crabroniformis

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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 (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Philanthini
Genus Philanthus (Beewolves)
Species crabroniformis (Philanthus crabroniformis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Smith 1856
Print References
Bohart R.M. & Grissell E.E (1975). California wasps of the subfamily Philanthinae (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 19: 1-92. (Full Text)