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Tribe Pepsini

Wasp - Hemipepsis ustulata - male - female Spider Wasp - Priocnemis oregona - female Spider Wasp - Entypus fulvicornis - Entypus Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis thisbe - male Unknown Wasp  - Entypus Pepsis pallidolimbata? - Pepsis pallidolimbata - male Male Female Pepsis? - Pepsis - 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
Tribe Pepsini
Numbers
~100 spp. in 10 genera in our area(1)
Identification
Wing venation of several important genera: