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Subfamily Pompilinae

Pompilidae ?? - Aporus luxus Allochares azureus - female Id request - Poecilopompilus interruptus - male blue-black spider wasp - Anoplius americanus - female Cool Spot Wasp - Poecilopompilus algidus - female Poecilopompilus? - Tachypompilus unicolor blue spider wasp - Evagetes rusty spider wasp - Tachypompilus ferrugineus
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 Pompilinae
>2000 spp. in >60 genera worldwide(1)
Fore wing (usually) with vein Cu1 deflected downward, forming a posterior "pocket" in the second discal cell (2D)