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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Dielis trifasciata

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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)
Superfamily Scolioidea
Family Scoliidae (Scoliid Wasps)
Subfamily Campsomerinae
Genus Dielis
Species trifasciata (Dielis trifasciata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dielis trifasciata (Fabricius, 1793)
Campsomeris trifasciata
Explanation of Names
trifasciata = 'Three-banded', Adjective - This is probably derived from the Latin tri (three) + fasciata (banded)(Inflection of fasciātus). This refers to the three yellow abdominal bands on the females of this species.
Identification
Both genders have bright yellow-orange colored stripes.

The females have only three abdominal bands.
Range
Florida (BG images)
See Also
The more widespread species, Dielis plumipes have lighter, white colored abdominal bands. (not as yellow) The females of D. plumipes usually have four abdominal bands and orange-colored hairs behind the head. (BG data)