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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Sceliphrinae

Blue Metallic wasp - Chalybion californicum Black and Yellow Mud Dauber? - Sceliphron caementarium - female Blue mud wasp - Chalybion californicum Metallic blue wasp - Chalybion californicum lateral - Chalybion zimmermanni - female Black and Yellow Mud Dauber? - Sceliphron caementarium Narrow waist Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium - female 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)