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Wild Florida Photo - Family: Sphecidae - Thread-waisted Wasps

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Sphecidae

Thread-waisted Wasps


Sphecius speciosus
Eastern cicada killer
view of abdomen
Some sources place cicada-killers (Sphecius genus) in this family. Others classify Sphecius species as members of the Crabronidae (Crabronid Wasps, Cicadakillers, Sand Wasps, Mud Daubers) family.

Members of the Sphecidae family at Wild Florida Photo:
Click on the genus name to see the species of that genus at Wild Florida Photo

Sphecidae is a member of the Order Hymenoptera - ants, bees, wasps and sawflies

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