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Species Liris argentatus - Liris (Leptolarra) argentatus

Wasp and Cricket - Liris argentatus Liris? - Liris argentatus Liris? - Liris argentatus Liris? - Liris argentatus Liris? - Liris argentatus Cricket wasp - Liris argentatus Square-headed Wasp (Liris argentatus) - Liris argentatus small wasp - Liris argentatus
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 Larrini
Subtribe Larrina
Genus Liris
Species argentatus (Liris (Leptolarra) argentatus)
Explanation of Names
The proper gender ending is argentatus (male), despite the use of "argentata" in some references.