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Subfamily Sceliphrinae

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber - Sceliphron caementarium mud dauber - Sceliphron caementarium Unknown wasp  - Sceliphron caementarium Black and Yellow Mud Dauber - Sceliphron caementarium - female Chalybion zimmermanni aztecum?  - Chalybion zimmermanni unknown flying insect - Chalybion californicum Sceliphron caementarium 07-03-20 Found two of these pretty blue and black bugs on a sliding glass door of my home this morning. I am in Novato, CA - 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 (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)