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Tribe Sphecini

Digger wasp about to take off - Sphex ichneumoneus - female worn Grass-carrying Wasp - Isodontia elegans Wasp at Davidson Mill Pond - Sphex pensylvanicus Thread-waisted Wasp maybe Sphex? - Sphex ichneumoneus Katydid Wasp - Sphex nudus - female Unknown - Sphex habenus - male wasp - Isodontia exornata  Thread Waisted Wasp #3 - Isodontia mexicana
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 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)