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Tribe Sphecini

Parasitized Exyra larva? - Isodontia Grass -carrying Wasp - Isodontia exornata Golden Digger Wasp? - Isodontia exornata Wasp - Isodontia - female Family Sphecidae - Thread-waisted Wasps, ID please - Sphex pensylvanicus - male weird bug carrying another weird bug - Isodontia mexicana - female Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus red wasp castlewood park, St. Louis, Mo,  US - Sphex ichneumoneus
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 (traditional Sphecidae))
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Sphecini
Numbers
2 genera in the tribe, with 18 spp. in our area(1) and ~180 spp. worldwide(2)