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Species Psorthaspis brimleyi

Blue-Black Spider Wasp - Psorthaspis brimleyi - female Blue-Black Spider Wasp - Psorthaspis brimleyi - female Black spider wasp with orange spot - Psorthaspis brimleyi Psorthaspis brimleyi from Tarrant Co, TX - Psorthaspis brimleyi - female Psorthaspis brimleyi from Tarrant Co, TX - Psorthaspis brimleyi - female Psorthaspis brimleyi from Tarrant Co, TX - Psorthaspis brimleyi - 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 Pompilinae
Tribe Aporini
Genus Psorthaspis
Species brimleyi (Psorthaspis brimleyi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psorthaspis brimleyi (Malloch, 1928)
Pedinaspis brimleyi Malloch 1928
Size
24 mm
Identification
See comments on photos.
Season
Reported June-September from North Carolina--guide photos and (1).
Print References
Brimley, p. 432 lists as Pedinaspis brimleyi from Raleigh (type locality), Cary, Beaufort, Marion, and Wilkes County, North Carolina, July-September (1).
Works Cited
1.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.