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Species Psorthaspis legata

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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
Tribe Aporini
Genus Psorthaspis
Species legata (Psorthaspis legata)
Explanation of Names
Psorthaspis legata (Cresson 1867)
This species has some orange coloration on the head and two cream bands on the third and fourth abdominal segments. Wings banded instead of diffusely darkened. (Nick Fensler)
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