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Subfamily Pepsinae

Spider wasp, Auplopus architectus - Auplopus Spider wasp (?) with reddish front legs - Auplopus - male Entypus unifasciatus unifasciatus - Entypus unifasciatus - female Tarantula Hawk, Pepsis sp. Is this P. thisbe? - Hemipepsis ustulata - female Pompilid Wasps? - Priocnemis minorata - female Pepsis wasp? - Pepsis Priocnemis spider wasp – Priocnemis minorata? - Priocnemis minorata - 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)
Superfamily Pompiloidea (Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies)
Family Pompilidae (Spider Wasps)
Subfamily Pepsinae
Explanation of Names
Pepsinae Lepeletier 1845
Numbers
>2000 spp. in >60 genera worldwide(1)