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Genus Tachysphex

Tiny Bee? - Tachysphex Wasp with Prey - Tachysphex pompiliformis - female 5012586 - Tachysphex What kind of wasp? - Tachysphex - female ant like wasp - Tachysphex - female Square-headed Red-belly (dorsal) - Tachysphex - male Square-headed Red-belly - Tachysphex - male Gastrosericina, MaybeTachytes? - Tachysphex - female
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
Numbers
76 spp. in our area(1), ca. 450 worldwide(2)