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Genus Agenioideus

Spider Wasp? - Agenioideus humilis - female Spider Wasp? - Agenioideus humilis - female spider wasp with prey - Agenioideus humilis - female spider wasp with prey - Agenioideus humilis - female Spider Wasp? - Agenioideus humilis Tiny black wasp - Agenioideus Tiny black wasp - Agenioideus Pompilid - Agenioideus humilis - male
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 Pompilini
Genus Agenioideus
Numbers
Five species:
Agenioideus biedermanni
Agenioideus cinctellus adventive
Agenioideus rubicundus
Identification
Slender habitus, including legs and antennae
Legs at most moderately spinose
Weak pulvillar comb
Pocket on third discal cell not well-defined
Females with apical tergite not densely setose
Subdiscoidal vein of anterior wing usually reaching the wing margin and the second recurrent vein meets the subdiscoidal vein closer to the apex than to the origin of that vein.
Range
Transcontinental.
Remarks
Subgenus Agenioideus:
Agenioideus cinctellus
Agenioideus humilis

Subgenus Gymnochares:
Agenioideus birkmanni

Subgenus Ridestus:
Agenioideus biedermanni
Agenioideus rubicundus

Agenioideus cinctellus is an adventive species from the palearctic recorded from Ontario.