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Sphecius  Dahlbom, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154317

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Hogardia Dufour, 1841
    Hogardia Lepeletier, 1845
    Sphecienus Patton, 1879
    Nothosphecius Pate, 1936
  Common Name(s): cicadakillers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyCrabronidae Latreille, 1802 – crabronid wasps, cicadakillers, sand wasps, mud daubers  
                                              SubfamilyBembicinae Latreille, 1802 – sand wasps  
                                                 TribeBembicini Latreille, 1802  
                                                    SubtribeSpheciina Nemkov and Ohl, 2011  
                                                       GenusSphecius Dahlbom, 1843 – cicadakillers  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Species Sphecius antennatus (Klug, 1845)  
                                                          Species Sphecius citrinus Arnold, 1929  
                                                          Species Sphecius claripennis Morice, 1911  
                                                          Species Sphecius conicus (Germar, 1817)  
                                                          Species Sphecius convallis Patton, 1879  
                                                          Species Sphecius grandidieri (de Saussure, 1887)  
                                                          Species Sphecius grandis (Say, 1823)  
                                                          Species Sphecius hemixanthopterus Morice, 1911  
                                                          Species Sphecius hogardii (Latreille, 1806)  
                                                          Species Sphecius intermedius Handlirsch, 1895  
                                                          Species Sphecius lutescens (Radoszkowski, 1877)  
                                                          Species Sphecius malayanus Handlirsch, 1895  
                                                          Species Sphecius milleri R. Turner, 1915  
                                                          Species Sphecius nigricornis (Dufour, 1838)  
                                                          Species Sphecius pectoralis (F. Smith, 1856)  
                                                          Species Sphecius persa Gussakovskij, 1933  
                                                          Species Sphecius quartinae Gribodo, 1884  
                                                          Species Sphecius schulthessi Roth, 1951  
                                                          Species Sphecius speciosus (Drury, 1773) – cicada killer 
                                                          Species Sphecius spectabilis (Taschenberg, 1875)  
                                                          Species Sphecius uljanini (Radoszkowski, 1877)  

  Expert: Wojciech J. Pulawski  
  Notes: Curator of Entomology, Emeritus. California Academy of Sciences. Golden Gate Park, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, California, 94118, USA   
  Reference for: Sphecius    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Sphecidae (s.l.); Catalog of Genera and Species, 2016, website (version various)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Pulawski, Wojciech J. 2016. Catalog of Sphecidae sensu lato: Catalog of Genera and Species.   
  Reference for: Sphecius   
  Source: Catalog of Sphecidae (s.l.); Family-Group Names / Classification, website (version 2016)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Pulawski, Wojciech J. 2016. Catalog of Sphecidae sensu lato: Family Group Names and Classification.   
  Reference for: Sphecius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sphecius   
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