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Species Ampulex canaliculata

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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 (traditional Sphecidae))
Family Ampulicidae (Cockroach Wasps)
Genus Ampulex
Species canaliculata (Ampulex canaliculata)
Explanation of Names
Ampulex canaliculata Say 1823
from the Latin canāliculāta ('grooved, channel-like, or pipe-like')
Range
eastern(1) (NY & MA south to FL, west to ON, MN, KS, & AR)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.