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Tribe Sphecini

Beautiful Redlegged Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Isodontia species on Cyrilla racemiflora. - Isodontia mexicana Sphex pensylvanicus - male Sphex sp? - Isodontia auripes Sphex habenus? - Sphex habenus - female digger wasp? - Sphex ichneumoneus Sphex nudus_Katydid wasp_Thread-waisted wasp sp_IMG_1855_2 - Sphex nudus Query Chalybion californicum or Sphex pensylvanicus? - Sphex pensylvanicus
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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Sphecini
2 genera in the tribe, with 18 spp. in our area(1) and ~180 spp. worldwide(2)