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Species Bembix americana

Sand wasp - Bembix americana Bembix occidentalis - Bembix americana - female Wasp | Bee - Bembix americana Bembicinae - Bembix americana NJ Bembix americana - Bembix americana sand wasp - Bembix americana Sand Wasp - Bembix americana - female Sand Wasp - Bembix americana - Bembix americana - female
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 (Apoidea sans Anthophila – Apoid Wasps)
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Bembicinae
Tribe Bembicini (Sand Wasps)
Subtribe Bembicina
Genus Bembix
Species americana (Bembix americana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bembix americana Fabricius
4 sspp. in our area(1), 7 across the Americas
B. a. nicolai is endemic to San Nicolas Island, CA(1)
across the Americas
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.