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Tribe Ageniellini

Slender black spider killer - Auplopus - female Spider wasp - Auplopus black wasp/fly with orange legs - Auplopus mellipes Ichneumon wasp? - Ageniella accepta spikes - Auplopus Ageniella accepta (Crotch) - Ageniella accepta - male Small Wasp - Auplopus nigrellus - female Pompilidae
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 Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Subfamily Pepsinae
Tribe Ageniellini
Numbers
50 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1)
Life Cycle
These species construct thimble-shaped mud nests, each containing an egg and a spider for the developing larva to feed on.
Remarks
Messatoporus discoidalis (Ichneumonidae) parasitizes members of this tribe