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Superfamily Pompiloidea - Spider Wasps, Velvet Ants and allies

The Pepsis Challenge: Can we get this to species? - Pepsis What made these? Wasp with spider - Cryptocheilus attenuatum - female Orange Beauty.. - Dasymutilla - female Spider Wasp - Tachypompilus ferrugineus Dasymutilla bioculata - velvet ant - Dasymutilla bioculata - female Unidentified Spider Wasp with prey mutillid - 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.