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Tribe Trypoxylini

Pipe Organ Mud Dauber - Trypoxylon politum - female Organ Pipe Mud Dauber - Trypoxylon politum - female Larvae inside paper tube nests. 9, 1, 2009 - Trypoxylon collinum Square-headed Wasp - Trypoxylon frigidum Tiny Wasp 1/4-5/16 inches long - Trypoxylon Pipe Organ Mud Dauber - Trypoxylon politum - female Pipe Organ Mud Dauber - Trypoxylon politum - female Pipe Organ Mud Dauber - Trypoxylon politum
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 Trypoxylini
Numbers
33 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~850 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(2)
Identification
Easily separated from other Crabroninae by the emarginate inner eye margin.