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Species Zethus spinipes

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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 Vespoidea
Family Vespidae (Hornets, Yellowjackets; Paper, Potter, Mason, and Pollen Wasps; and Allies)
Subfamily Eumeninae (Potter and Mason Wasps)
Genus Zethus
Species spinipes (Zethus spinipes)
Explanation of Names
Zethus spinipes (Say 1837)
Fore wing: ♂ 9.5–11 mm, ♀ 12–14 mm(1)
e US (MA-FL to WI-KS-TX)(1)
Fields, meadows, with flowers
Jul-Sep in NC(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the Northeastern Nearctic Region
Matthias Buck, Stephen A. Marshall, and David K. B. Cheung. 2008. Biological Survey of Canada [Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification].
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.