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Sphex  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154326

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ammobia Billberg, 1820
 
    Fernaldina R. Bohart and Menke, 1963
 
    Proterosphex Fernald, 1905
 
    Sphaex Scopoli, 1772
 
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2008   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilySphecidae Latreille, 1802 – mud daubers, sphecid wasps, digger wasps, sand wasps  
                                              SubfamilySphecinae Latreille, 1802  
                                                 TribeSphecini Latreille, 1802  
                                                    GenusSphex Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Sphex abyssinicus (Arnold, 1928)  
                                                       Species Sphex ahasverus Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex alacer Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex antennatus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex argentatus Fabricius, 1787  
                                                       Species Sphex argentinus Taschenberg, 1869  
                                                       Species Sphex ashmeadi (Fernald, 1906)  
                                                       Species Sphex atropilosus Kohl, 1885  
                                                       Species Sphex basilicus (R. Turner, 1915)  
                                                       Species Sphex bilobatus Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex bohemanni Dahlbom, 1845  
                                                       Species Sphex brachystomus Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex brasilianus de Saussure, 1867  
                                                       Species Sphex caeruleanus Drury, 1773  
                                                       Species Sphex caliginosus Erichson, 1849  
                                                       Species Sphex camposi Campos, 1922  
                                                       Species Sphex carbonicolor van der Vecht, 1973  
                                                       Species Sphex castaneipes Dahlbom, 1843  
                                                       Species Sphex cinerascens Dahlbom, 1843  
                                                       Species Sphex cognatus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex confrater Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex cristi Genaro in Genaro and Juarrero, 2000  
                                                       Species Sphex cubensis (Fernald, 1906)  
                                                       Species Sphex darwinensis R. Turner, 1912  
                                                       Species Sphex decipiens Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex decoratus F. Smith, 1873  
                                                       Species Sphex deplanatus Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex diabolicus F. Smith, 1858  
                                                       Species Sphex dorsalis Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1845  
                                                       Species Sphex dorycus Guérin-Méneville, 1838  
                                                       Species Sphex ephippium F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex ermineus Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex erythrinus (Guiglia, 1939)  
                                                       Species Sphex ferrugineipes W. Fox, 1897  
                                                       Species Sphex finschii Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex flavipennis Fabricius, 1793  
                                                       Species Sphex flavovestitus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex formosellus van der Vecht, 1957  
                                                       Species Sphex fumicatus Christ, 1791  
                                                       Species Sphex fumipennis F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex funerarius Gussakovskij, 1934  
                                                       Species Sphex gaullei Berland, 1927  
                                                       Species Sphex gilberti R. Turner, 1908  
                                                       Species Sphex gisteli Strand, 1916  
                                                       Species Sphex guatemalensis Cameron, 1888  
                                                       Species Sphex habenus Say, 1832  
                                                       Species Sphex haemorrhoidalis Fabricius, 1781  
                                                       Species Sphex hirtipes Fabricius, 1793  
                                                       Species Sphex ichneumoneus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                       Species Sphex incomptus Gerstaecker, 1871  
                                                       Species Sphex ingens F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex inusitatus Yasumatsu, 1935  
                                                       Species Sphex jamaicensis (Drury, 1773)  
                                                       Species Sphex jansei Cameron, 1910  
                                                       Species Sphex kolthoffi Gussakovskij, 1938  
                                                       Species Sphex lanatus Mocsáry, 1883  
                                                       Species Sphex latreillei Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1831  
                                                       Species Sphex latro Erichson, 1849  
                                                       Species Sphex leuconotus Brullé, 1833  
                                                       Species Sphex libycus de Beaumont, 1956  
                                                       Species Sphex lucae de Saussure, 1867  
                                                       Species Sphex luctuosus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex madasummae van der Vecht, 1973  
                                                       Species Sphex malagassus de Saussure, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex mandibularis Cresson, 1869  
                                                       Species Sphex maximiliani Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex melanocnemis Kohl, 1885  
                                                       Species Sphex melanopus Dahlbom, 1843  
                                                       Species Sphex melas Gussakovskij, 1930  
                                                       Species Sphex mendozanus Brèthes, 1909  
                                                       Species Sphex mimulus R. Turner, 1910  
                                                       Species Sphex mochii Giordani Soika, 1942  
                                                       Species Sphex modestus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex muticus Kohl, 1885  
                                                       Species Sphex neavei (Arnold, 1928)  
                                                       Species Sphex neoumbrosus Jha and Farooqui, 1996  
                                                       Species Sphex nigrohirtus Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex nitidiventris Spinola, 1851  
                                                       Species Sphex nudus Fernald, 1903  
                                                       Species Sphex observabilis (R. Turner, 1918)  
                                                       Species Sphex opacus Dahlbom, 1845  
                                                       Species Sphex optimus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex oxianus Gussakovskij, 1928  
                                                       Species Sphex paulinierii Guérin-Méneville, 1843  
                                                       Species Sphex pensylvanicus Linnaeus, 1763  
                                                       Species Sphex permagnus (Willink, 1951)  
                                                       Species Sphex peruanus Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex praedator F. Smith, 1858  
                                                       Species Sphex prosper Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex pruinosus Germar, 1817  
                                                       Species Sphex resinipes (Fernald, 1906)  
                                                       Species Sphex resplendens Kohl, 1885  
                                                       Species Sphex rex Hensen, 1991  
                                                       Species Sphex rhodosoma (R. Turner, 1915)  
                                                       Species Sphex rufinervis Pérez, 1985  
                                                       Species Sphex rufiscutis (R. Turner, 1918)  
                                                       Species Sphex rugifer Kohl, 1890  
                                                       Species Sphex satanas Kohl, 1898  
                                                       Species Sphex schoutedeni Kohl, 1913  
                                                       Species Sphex schrottkyi (Bertoni, 1918)  
                                                       Species Sphex semifossulatus van der Vecht, 1973  
                                                       Species Sphex sericeus (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Sphex servillei Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1845  
                                                       Species Sphex solomon Hensen, 1991  
                                                       Species Sphex stadelmanni Kohl, 1895  
                                                       Species Sphex staudingeri Gribodo, 1894  
                                                       Species Sphex subhyalinus W. Fox, 1899  
                                                       Species Sphex subtruncatus Dahlbom, 1843  
                                                       Species Sphex tanoi Tsuneki, 1974  
                                                       Species Sphex taschenbergi Magretti, 1884  
                                                       Species Sphex tepanecus de Saussure, 1867  
                                                       Species Sphex texanus Cresson, 1873  
                                                       Species Sphex tinctipennis Cameron, 1888  
                                                       Species Sphex tomentosus Fabricius, 1787  
                                                       Species Sphex torridus F. Smith, 1873  
                                                       Species Sphex vestitus F. Smith, 1856  
                                                       Species Sphex walshae Hensen, 1991  
                                                       Species Sphex wilsoni Hensen, 1991  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Sphecidae (sensu lato), classification, website (version 25-Jul-07)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: Family-Group Names and Classification, maintained by Wojciech J. Pulawski at http://research.calacademy.org/research/entomology/Entomology_Resources/Hymenoptera/sphecidae/Genera_and_species_PDF/introduction.htm   
  Reference for: Sphex   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sphex   
       
  Source: Sphecidae sensu lato site, Individual genus PDF files, website (version Aug. 2008)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: Individual PDF files for each genus at http://research.calacademy.org/research/entomology/Entomology_Resources/Hymenoptera/sphecidae/Genera_and_species_PDF/PDF_links.html   
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