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Tribe Philanthini

Drumming Tummy - Philanthus gibbosus - male Is this Bee Wolf Wasp - Philanthus - male Philanthus pacificus - female Which wasp? - Philanthus gibbosus Philanthus - Philanthus ventilabris - female Philanthus politus? - Philanthus politus Blue eyed wasp - Philanthus - female Unidentified insect 0806202004 - Philanthus gibbosus
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 (traditional Sphecidae))
Family Crabronidae (Square-headed Wasps, Sand Wasps, and Allies)
Subfamily Philanthinae
Tribe Philanthini
Numbers
32 spp. (all but one in Philanthus) in 2 genera in our area, ~170 spp. in 3 genera total(1)