spider wasp

(Auplopus mellipes variitarsatus)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

 

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not listed

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common

Flight/Season

Early May to October

Habitat

Woodlands and houses

Size

Total Length: ¾ to 17 16 (20 to 36 mm)


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No Common Name
This species has no common name. The common name for the family Pompilidae is spider wasps, and is applied here for the sake of convenience.


Taxonomy

Order:

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies)

 

Suborder:

Apocrita (wasps, ants and bees)

 

No Rank:

Aculeata (ants, bees and stinging wasps)

 

Superfamily:

Pompiloidea (spider wasps, velvet ants and allies)

 

Family:

Pompilidae (spider wasps)

 

Subfamily:

Pepsinae

 

Tribe:

Ageniellini

 
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