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Tribe Sphecini

Large blueblack wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus - male Sphecid at Burrow - Sphex lucae - female Sphecidae -- thread-waisted wasp: Katydid Wasp (Sphex nudus) - Sphex nudus Wasp or bee? Species Sphex ichneumoneus - Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus Grass-carrying Wasp - Isodontia Spider wasp? Sphex ichneumoneus? - Sphex ichneumoneus - male Great Golden Digger Wasp? - Sphex ichneumoneus Isodontia - 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)