Hymenoptera of Goodwell and Texhoma,
Texas County, Oklahoma
Kurt Schaefer

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Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Astatinae
(Uses Heteroptera, Pentatomids
As Larval Food Source)




Astrata



Astrata

Family Crabronidae
Subfamily Bembicinae
Sand Wasps
Tribe Bembicini

(Mostly Fly Hunters As Larval Food Source)



Tribe Bembicini



Tribe Bembicini



Tribe Bembicini -- Stictiella



Probably Glenostictia pictifrons



Probably Steniolia elegans



Tribe Bembicini



Probably Bembix americana



Tribe Bembicini

Bicyrtes
(Uses Pentatomids - Stinkbugs
As Larval Food Source)



Bicyrtes



Bicyrtes



Bicyrtes



Bembix
(Captures flies)



Microbembex



Stictia carolina - Horse Guard Wasp
(Uses Diptera esp. Horseflies)



Sphecius speciosus
Eastern Cicada Killer



Sphecius grandis
Western Cicada Killer
(uses Cicadidae; 1-4 per cell)



Stizoides renicinctus
(Kleptoparasite of Prionyx wasps
which use grasshoppers as larval food)

Tribe Nyssonini
(Parasitic On Tachytes wasps
As Larval Food Source)



Zanysson



Zanysson



Tribe Nyssonini


This project could not have been completed without the assistance of the Hymenoptera experts: Drs. John Ascher, Matthias Buck, Mr. Eric R. Eaton, and others at BugGuide.net for their identifications.


Crabronidae in BugGuide.net

Subfamily diagnostics, (HYMENOPTERA: SPHECIDAE)

Eastern Sphecid Related Wasps, List species and food sources

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