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    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    photo of bumblebee on a wild rose flower

    Bumble Bees

    Bombus spp.
    Photo of a great black wasp on a bindweed flower

    Great Black Wasp

    Sphex pensylvanicus
    Photo of a Pigeon Tremex Horntail

    Horntails

    About 28 species in North America
    image of an Ichneumon Wasp on tree trunk

    Ichneumon Wasps

    More than 5,000 species in North America
    image of Black-and-Yellow Mud Dauber

    Mud Daubers

    Three genera: Sceliphron, Trypoxylon, and Chalybion
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    Robber Flies

    More than 1,000 species in North America
    Glossy black spider wasp manipulating paralyzed spider

    Spider Wasps

    About 300 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Thread-Waisted Wasps

    Ammophila species

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
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Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico