Liogorytes

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Liogorytes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Crabronidae
Tribe: Gorytini
Genus: Liogorytes
R. Bohart, 1967
Type species
Liogorytes catarinae
R. Bohart, 1967
Species

11 described species

The genus Liogorytes comprises a group of large, solitary, ground-dwelling, predatory South American wasps which hunt cicadas as prey. It is related to the more common genus of cicada killers, Sphecius.[citation needed]

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