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Related to sphecoid: sphenoid, sphecoid wasp
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Noun1.sphecoid - any of various solitary wasps
wasp - social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
Sphecoidea, superfamily Sphecoidea - families Sphecidae and Stizidae
mason wasp - solitary wasp that constructs nests of hardened mud or clay for the young
digger wasp - solitary wasp that digs nests in the soil and stocks them with paralyzed insects for the larvae
mud dauber - wasp that constructs mud cells on a solid base in which females place eggs laid in paralyzed insect larvae
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There are previous reports of PAA being attractive to other insects, including several noctuid moths and sphecoid and scoliodid wasps (Meagher & Mitchell 1999; Meagher 2001).
One hundred and twenty four species and forty four genera of sphecoid wasps collected at localities of eleven municipalities of Tamaulipas, Mexico were recorded.
New forms of sphecoid wasps of the genus Didineis Wesmael.