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Tribe Sceliphrini - Mud-dauber Wasps

Blue mud dauber, Chalybion californicum - Chalybion californicum Which blue-black wasp, please? - Chalybion californicum Visitor to my blacklight - Sceliphron caementarium Sceliphron caementarium - male Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Nest - Sceliphron caementarium Sphecid wasp - Sceliphron caementarium - female Wasp - Sceliphron caementarium wasp - Sceliphron caementarium
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
Tribe Sceliphrini (Mud-dauber Wasps)
Other Common Names
Mud Wasps
Dirt-dauber Wasps
Numbers
2 genera in the tribe, with 4 spp. in our area(1) and 80 spp. worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(2) (except Australasia?)