Sphecius speciosus (Drury, 1773)

Eastern Cicada Killer

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hymenoptera

Family: Crabronidae

Genus: Sphecius

Species: Sphecius speciosus

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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