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Subfamily Sphecinae

6009309 Isodontia - Isodontia Wasp [Isodontia?] ID Request - Isodontia mexicana - male Some sort of Digger Wasp - Sphex habenus great black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus wasp? - Isodontia black bee like insect with orange thorax? - Prionyx Big blue-black wasp - Sphex pensylvanicus Orange-legged black thread-waisted wasp - Sphex nudus - 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 Sphecinae
Numbers
35 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), 260 spp. in 5 genera worldwide(2)