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Subfamily Sphecinae

6011330 - Isodontia Grass Carrying Wasp - Isodontia Arizona First for BG - Sphex ichneumoneus Wasp on Mint - Isodontia mexicana Flying bug on sedum plant - Sphex ichneumoneus Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumoneus wasps on Jearsy tea flowers - Isodontia Sawfly - Sphex ichneumoneus
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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Numbers
35 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), >270 spp. in 5 genera worldwide(2)
Identification
see (3)