Sphecidae

  Predatory or cleptoparasitic wasps. Adults feed on nectar or honeydew. Pronotum more or less freely articulating with the mesothorax. Females of fossorial forms often with specialized structures for digging.    [744 Aust. species]

Sphecinae [48 Aust. species]

     

 

Sceliphron formosum

Sceliphron laetum

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Larrinae  [267 Aust. species]

     

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Nyssoninae  [146 Aust. species]

Sand Wasps, Digger Wasps.    

     

Bembix sp.

     
       

Pemphredoninae  [92 Aust. species]

     
       
       
       

Philanthinae  [n Aust Species]

     

 

     

 

     
       

unplaced to subfamily

     

   

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