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Superfamily Pompiloidea - Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies

pompilid - Anoplius americanus Furry Male - Dasymutilla occidentalis - male ? - Ageniella accepta UT velvet - Dasymutilla scitula - female Fast wasp! - Tachypompilus ferrugineus Wasp Sphecidae? - Anoplius - female Small Red Spider Wasp? - Ageniella accepta - 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)
Identification
OVERVIEW OF FAMILIES


Family Mutillidae – Velvet Ants
     

Family Myrmosidae - Myrmosid Wasps
     

Family Pompilidae – Spider Wasps


Family Sapygidae - Sapygid Wasps
Print References
Pilgrim, E.M., C.D. von Dohlen, and J.P. Pitts. 2008. Molecular phylogenetics of Vespoidea indicate paraphyly of the superfamily and novel relationships of its component families and subfamilies. Zoologica Scripta 37(5):539-560.