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Subfamily Sceliphrinae

unknown wasp with prey - Sceliphron caementarium - female San Diego Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium 100210 wasp1 - Podium rufipes Ischneumon Wasp - Podium rufipes - male Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum - female Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium Hymenoptera - Sceliphron caementarium Sceliphron caementarium - male
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 Sceliphrinae
Numbers
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~150 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(2)