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Genus Triscolia

wasp - Triscolia ardens Wasp? - Triscolia ardens Scoliid on Milkweed from southern Chiricahua Mnts - Triscolia ardens - male - - Triscolia ardens - female Wing detail - Triscolia ardens - female Fuzzy Orange tailed bee? - Triscolia ardens Unknown Wasp 5024 - Triscolia ardens - female Triscola ardens - Triscolia ardens - female
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)
Superfamily Scolioidea
Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Subfamily Scoliinae
Genus Triscolia
Explanation of Names
Triscolia de Saussure 1863
a single species in our area, 2 total
T. ardens TX to so. CA, T. badia Baja California, Mexico
Larvae feed on beetle larvae