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Species Cerceris insolita

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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 Cercerini
Genus Cerceris
Species insolita (Cerceris insolita)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cerceris insolita Cresson, 1865
Cerceris insolita atrafemori Scullen, 1965
Cerceris intractibilis Scullen, 1965
Cerceris insolita albida Mickel, 1916
The entirely black tergum 2 is diagnostic. (Matthias Buck)

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