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Subfamily Sceliphrinae

Spechid wasp - Sceliphron caementarium larvae and dead spiders - Sceliphron caementarium Sphecid - Chalybion californicum Sphecidae, Blue Mud Wasp, dorsal - Chalybion californicum Unknown wasp  - Chalybion californicum - male Chalybion - Chalybion californicum - female blue Sphecidae - Chalybion Chalybion californicum
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 Sceliphrinae
Numbers
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~150 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(2)