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

Subfamily Sceliphrinae

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber - Sceliphron caementarium Podium luctuosum? - Podium luctuosum - female ?? - Sceliphron caementarium mud dauber - Sceliphron caementarium Chalybion? - Chalybion californicum unknown hymenoptera nest - Sceliphron caementarium ? - Sceliphron caementarium Sphecidae, Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum
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
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 144 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(2)