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Genus Triscolia

Black Wasp, orange Ab - Triscolia ardens Scoliid wasp - Triscolia ardens Wasp? - Triscolia ardens Kitt peak - Triscolia ardens Large black wasp, hairy red abdomen - Triscolia ardens - female Fuzzy, black & orange pollinator - Triscolia ardens - female Fuzzy, black & orange pollinator - Triscolia ardens - female Scoliidae  - Triscolia ardens
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)
Superfamily Scolioidea
Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Subfamily Scoliinae
Genus Triscolia
Explanation of Names
Triscolia de Saussure 1863
Numbers
a single species in our area, 2 total
Range
T. ardens TX to so. CA, T. badia Baja California, Mexico
Food
Larvae feed on beetle larvae