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Genus Steniolia

Steniolia Steniolia - male Smiley face wasp on coyote mint - Steniolia Steniolia? - Steniolia Bembicini (Sand Wasps) - Steniolia Bembicids sleeping in big cluster  - Steniolia Steniolia Sand Wasp - Steniolia
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 (Apoidea (minus Anthophila) - Apoid Wasps)
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Stictiellina
Genus Steniolia
Explanation of Names
Steniolia Say 1837
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1), 15 spp. total(2)
Range
NA (Canada to Costa Rica) (map)(1)
Food
hunt flies
Print References
(3)
Works Cited
1.Ascher J.S., Pickering J. (2017) Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)
2.Catalog of Sphecidae sensu lato
3.California Sand Wasps of the Subtribe Stictiellina
R. M. Bohart and J. E. Gillaspy . 1985. Bull. Calif. Insect Survey, Vol. 27, 89 pp. -- University of California Press.