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Species Ectemnius cephalotes

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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)
No Taxon (Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)- traditional Sphecidae)
Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Crabroninae (Square-headed Wasps)
Tribe Crabronini
Subtribe Crabronina
Genus Ectemnius
No Taxon (Subgenus Metacrabro)
Species cephalotes (Ectemnius cephalotes)
Explanation of Names
Ectemnius cephalotes (Olivier 1792)
Range
Native to Europe (widespread there). It has been naturalized in parts of North America (Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, northeastern and northwestern U.S.).
Internet References
Species profile (Falk 1998)