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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Sphecidae (Thread-waisted wasps) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 252 families, 2312 genera, 5493 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 251 families, 2311 genera, 5492 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 242 families, 2257 genera, 5354 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 181 families, 2003 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 32 families, 189 genera, 328 species
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 30 families, 184 genera, 321 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 12 families, 97 genera, 208 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 4 families, 32 genera, 71 species
Tree
Group
Sierra Leone
Spheciformes (Brothers, 1975) (Sphecoid wasps)
 1 family, 6 genera, 6 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) (Thread-waisted wasps) - Systematics
 6 genera, 6 species
Tree
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Genera81    worldwide
Species2.321    worldwide
Common namesThread-waisted wasps, Sand Wasps, Mud-daubers, Sphecid wasps, Mud daubers, Digger wasps, Digger & Sand wasps
German namesLangstiel-Grabwespen, Grabwespen
Dutch namesLangsteel graafwespen, Sphecide graafwespen
Danish namesGravehvepse
Finnish namesPetopistiäiset
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesSphecidae in bie.ala.org.au
Sphecidae in faunaeur.org
Sphecidae in itis.gov
Sphecidae in dyntaxa.se
Sphecidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Sphecidae in Sierra Leone
Chalybion bocandei (Spinola, 1851)Info
Chlorion maxillosum ciliatum (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Parapsammophila ludovicus (F. Smith, 1856)Info
Pelopoeus spirifex (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Sceliphron spirifex (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Sphex tomentosus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
6 Species in Sphecidae for Sierra Leone listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyApoidea
Solitary Bees, Social Bees, Apoid Wasps, Bees, Sphecoid wasps
GroupSpheciformes
Sphecoid wasps
FamilySphecidae
Thread-waisted wasps, Sand Wasps, Mud-daubers, Sphecid wasps, Mud daubers, Digger wasps, Digger & Sand wasps
AuthorLatreille, 1802
 
Synonyms
Coloptera (Lepeletier, 1845)

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