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Subtribe Gastrosericina

Small Black-Blue Wasp - Larropsis Wasp - Tachytes? - Tachytes guatemalensis Crabronidae? Bee? - Tachytes Tachysphex/Tachytes - Tachytes - female wasp? blue eyes, red butt - Tachysphex Square-headed Wasp - Larropsis Astata or different shaped Sand Digger - Tachysphex
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 Crabronidae
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Larrini
Subtribe Gastrosericina
Numbers
146 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), ~920 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(2)