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Species Dielis tolteca

Possible Scoliidae wasp - Dielis tolteca Yellow and black Wasp - Dielis tolteca - female Scoliid Wasp - Dielis tolteca Campsomeris tolteca - Dielis tolteca - female Desert Wasp - Dielis tolteca - female Large wasp - Rockport Texas - Dielis tolteca Campsomeris tolteca? - Dielis tolteca - female Grub-lover (face) - Dielis tolteca - female
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 tolteca (Dielis tolteca)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dielis tolteca (Saussure, 1857)
Orig. Comb.: Elis tolteca Saussure, 1857

Campsomeris tolteca (males)
Dets. George Waldren

Campsomeris tolteca (female)
Det. John S. Ascher, 2015
sw US (CA to c. TX) / n. Mex. - Map (Discover Life)
Life Cycle
males can be common on Solidago (Asteraceae) in so. TX

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2015
See Also
Campsomeris tolteca males are nearly identical to their eastern counterpart C. plumipes.
- George Waldren, 21 October, 2010

C. plumipes - male & female