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Genus Eucerceris

6027270 Crabronid - Eucerceris flavocincta Eucerceris - Eucerceris arenaria - female wasp - Eucerceris wasp? on yarrow - Eucerceris Cerceris sp.? - Eucerceris provancheri Philanthinae - Eucerceris Colorado wasp - Eucerceris Eumeninae? three face stripes - Eucerceris
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 (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Cercerini
Genus Eucerceris
23 spp. in our area (all in the US, 4 reach Canada), 37 total(1)
outer veinlet of third submarginal cell meeting marginal cell well beyond its outer third; terga with median or submedian transverse depressions (unlike in Cerceris)(2)
NA (Canada to Costa Rica), most diverse in sw. US and Mexico(1)
Prey: adult Curculionidae(2)
Burrows made in ground(2)