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Genus Tachysphex

Hooray for the red, white and blue -  wasp prepares for Independence Day festivities. - Tachysphex - female Wasp with blue eyes and red tail - Tachysphex Tachyshex? - Tachysphex Tachyshex? - Tachysphex What kind of wasp? - Tachysphex - female Wasp - Tachysphex Gastrosericina, Maybe Tachytes? - Tachysphex - female Tachysphex (terminatus group)? - Tachysphex - male
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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Larrini
Subtribe Gastrosericina
Genus Tachysphex
Explanation of Names
Tachysphex Kohl 1883
Numbers
76 spp. in our area(1), ~450 total(2)