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Species Sphex flavovestitus

Sphex nudus? - Sphex flavovestitus Wasp - Sphex flavovestitus Wasp sp - Sphex flavovestitus Sphex - Sphex flavovestitus Sphex nudus for Louisiana? - Sphex flavovestitus Wasp - Sphex flavovestitus another sphex flavovestitus? - Sphex flavovestitus Sphex flavovestitus
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 Sphecidae (Thread-waisted Wasps)
Subfamily Sphecinae
Tribe Sphecini
Genus Sphex
Species flavovestitus (Sphex flavovestitus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
edited following Sphecid Catalog revised 2016
changed from flavitarsis: R. Bohart and Menke, 1963:121 (reversed status, in revision of Nearctic Sphecini).
Explanation of Names
Sphex flavovestitus F. Smith, 1856
Range
VA to TX(1)
See Also
Sphex nudus--also has tan legs, note dark thorax:

Sphex habenus--note dark legs:
Works Cited
1.Sphecid wasps of the world: a generic revision
Richard Mitchell Bohart, Arnold S. Menke. 1976. University of California Press.