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Cryptocheilus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Apocrita
Family  Pompilidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Hymenopterans
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Vespoidea
Subfamily  Pepsinae
Rank  Genus
Cryptocheilus Cryptocheilus alternatus Cryptocheilus alternatus female Flickr
Similar  Priocnemis, Hymenopterans, Pepsinae, Cryptocheilus alternatus, Cryptocheilus bicolor

Cryptocheilus is a genus of spider wasps of the subfamily Pepsinae, they are found in the world's warmer regions. They vary in size from medium to large and are often strikingly coloured. The females construct muticellular nests in cavities, once built each cell is stocked with a spider,captured by the female. They are found in open habitats such as heaths, meadows and forest edges.

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Cryptocheilus Heathland Pompilidae

There are 24 species of Cryptocheilus known from Europe, 6 from North America and 2 recently described from the Neotropics.

Cryptocheilus Cryptocheilus notatus Rossi1792 BWARS

Spider wasp cryptocheilus bicolor


Species

Selected species include

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  • Cryptocheilus albosignatus Sustera, 1924
  • Cryptocheilus alternatus (Lepeletier, 1845)
  • Cryptocheilus annulatus (Fabricius, 1798)
  • Cryptocheilus attenuatum Banks 1933
  • Cryptocheilus australis Guerin 1830 Golden Spider Wasp
  • Cryptocheilus bicolor (Fabricius, 1775) Orange Spider Wasp
  • Cryptocheilus bruneipes Haupt, 1962
  • Cryptocheilus discolor (Fabricius, 1793)
  • Cryptocheilus dusmeti Junco y Reyes, 1943
  • Cryptocheilus egregius (Lepeletier, 1845)
  • Cryptocheilus elegans (Spinola, 1806)
  • Cryptocheilus fabricii (Vander, Linden 1827)
  • Cryptocheilus fischeri (Spinola, 1838)
  • Cryptocheilus freygessneri (Kohl 1883)
  • Cryptocheilus fulvicollis (Costa, 1874)
  • Cryptocheilus gazella Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus guttulatus (Costa 1887)
  • Crpytocheilus hesperus (Banks 1915)
  • Cryptocheilus hispanicus Sustera 1924
  • Cryptocheilus ichneumonoides (Costa 1874)
  • Cryptocheilus idoneum Banks 1910
  • Cryptocheilus infumatus (Palma 1869)
  • Cryptocheilus juncoi Wahis 1986
  • Cryptocheilus limbatus Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus minimus Priesner 1966
  • Cryptocheilus neotropicalis Cambra & Wahis 2005
  • Cryptocheilus notatus (Rossius 1792)
  • Cryptocheilus octomaculatus (Rossius 1790)
  • Cryptocheilus pallidipennis (Banks 1912)
  • Cryptocheilus perezi (Saunders 1901)
  • Cryptocheilus richardsi Moczar 1953
  • Cryptocheilus rubellus (Eversmann 1846)
  • Cryptocheilus sanguinolentus Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus santosi Cambra & Wahis 2005
  • Cryptocheilus severini Banks 1926
  • Cryptocheilus strigifrons Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus terminatus (Say)
  • Cryptocheilus tredecimmaculatus Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus umbrosus Haupt 1962
  • Cryptocheilus unicolor (Fabricius 1804)
  • Cryptocheilus variabilis (Rossius 1790)
  • Cryptocheilus variipennis Sustera 1924
  • Cryptocheilus versicolor (Scopoli 1763)

  • Cryptocheilus FileCryptocheilus bicolor Sydney 4jpg Wikimedia Commons
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    References

    Cryptocheilus Wikipedia


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