Tribe Bembecini


1  Ocelli depressed; inner orbits essentially parallel as a rule, usually about as broad above as below                                                                                                 

 

 

2

 

1  Ocelli or ocellar scars not depressed below surrounding surface of face, inner orbits essentially parallel or diverging below                                                         

3

 

 

2  Clypeus moderately to strongly and evenly convex, midocellar plane usually broader than long, male midfemur with interior edge irregularly carinate to serrate

 

 

Stictiella

 

2  Clypeus rather low, convexity often irregular and with beveled area near tentorial pits; male midfemur entire; midocellar plane not broader than long                      

 

 

Glenostictia

 

 

3  Palpal formula 5-3, 4-2, or 3-1, less than 6-4                                             

4

 

3  Palpal formula 6-4                                                                                     

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4  Marginal cell in distal half slightly bent away from wing margin, tergum VII of male without a spiracular lobe                                                                                

Microbembex

 

4  Marginal cell in distal half adhering to wing margin, tergum VII of male with a spiracular lobe

 

 

 

Bembix

 

 

5  Lateral angles of propodeum projecting backward, tergum VII of male without spiracular lobe                                                                                                    

Bicyrtes

 

5 Lateral angles of propodeum not projecting backward, tergum VII of male with a spiracular lobe                                                                                                    

Stictia

 

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