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Pompilidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Pompilidae is a member of the Superfamily Vespoidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Pompilidae:

The Family Pompilidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Agenioideus

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Amblyellus

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Anopilus

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Anoplius

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Anospilus

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Aporinellus

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Aporus

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Arachnospila

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Arachnotheutes

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Auplopus

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Batozonellus

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Caliadurgus

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Calicurgus

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Calopompilus

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Ceropales

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Cryptocheilus

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Cyphononyx

Dichragenia

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Dicyrtomellus

Dipogon

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Entomobora

Entypus

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Eoferreola

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Eopompilus

Epipompilus

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Episyron

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Evagetes

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Ferreola

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Hatanomus

Hemipepsis

Heterodontonyx

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Homonotus

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Luxus

Malloscelis

Morochares

Nanoclavelia

Parabatozonus

Paracyphononyx

Pepsis

A tarantula hawk is a spider wasp which hunts tarantulas as food for its larvae. Tarantula hawks belong to any of the many species in the genera Pepsis and in the family Pompilidae (spider wasps). [more]

Phanagenia

Poecilagenia

Poecilopompilus

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Pompilus

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Priocnemis

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Priocnessus

Pseudopompilus

Schistonyx

Sericopompilus

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Sphictostethus

Tachpompilus

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Tachyagetes

Tachypompilus

Telostegus

At least 3 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Telostegus.

More info about the Genus Telostegus may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 22, 2014
2014/08/22 22:41:48