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Species Campsomeris tolteca

Un ID'd Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca - male Yellow and black Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca - female Scoliid wasp - Campsomeris ? - Campsomeris tolteca Reality Check: Campsomeris pilipes? - Campsomeris tolteca - female Scarab Hunter Wasp - Campsomeris tolteca Scoliid? - Campsomeris tolteca - female Good-sized wasp - Campsomeris tolteca - female Scolid ? - Campsomeris 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 Campsomeris
Species tolteca (Campsomeris tolteca)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Campsomeris tolteca (Saussure)
Orig. Comb: Elis tolteca Saussure 1857

Campsomeris tolteca (males)
Dets. George Waldren

Campsomeris tolteca (female)
Det. John S. Ascher, 2015
sw US (CA to s. TX) (BG data)
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