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Species Ectemnius maculosus

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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 maculosus (Ectemnius maculosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crabro maculatus
Explanation of Names
Author: Gmelin, 1790
Size
10 mm.
Identification
"Male of this species quite distinctive because of the narrowing of the head behind the eyes." -- Matthias Buck
Range
"Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec. United States east of 100th meridian (Bohart and Menke 1976)." (naturewatch.ca)
Food
Larvae feed on flies supplied by adults. Adults visit flowers for nectar.
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