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Genus Tremex

Type Of Hornet? - Tremex columba - female Tremex columba - female Large queen wasp - Tremex columba - female Sphecius speciosus - Tremex columba - female pigeon horntail wasp - Tremex columba - female Mydas fly? - Tremex columba horntail - Tremex columba Siricidae, Pigeon Tremex - Tremex columba
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Symphyta" - Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps)
Family Siricidae (Horntails)
Subfamily Tremecinae
Genus Tremex
Explanation of Names
Tremex Jurine 1807
Numbers
A single species in our area, 33 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic, especially diverse in E. Asia; in NA: NS-FL west to AB-AZ (+CA --probably adventive); Mexico(1)
Food
on hardwoods
Works Cited
1.Siricidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Siricoidea) of the Western Hemisphere
Schiff, N.M., Goulet, H., Smith, D.R., Boudreault, C., Wilson, A.D., and Scheffler, B.E. 2012. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 21: 305 pp.