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Tribe Prionychini

Palmodes? - Palmodes Thread-waisted Wasp - Prionyx - female Wasp with katydid - Palmodes dimidiatus - female Sphecidae? - Prionyx Black Wasp - Prionyx digger wasp - Prionyx Prionyx -- long palps? - Prionyx Spex? - Prionyx - female
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
Tribe Prionychini
Numbers
17 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), >80 spp. in 3 genera worldwide(2)
Range
much of the world, most diverse in arid regions of Eurasia(2)