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Nysson spinosus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Crabronidae
Subfamily: Bembicinae
Tribe: Nyssonini

The Nyssonini are a group of cleptoparasitic bembicine wasps generally distinguished by the petiolate second submarginal cell of the forewing and rather strongly sculptured head and mesosoma (a common trait in cleptoparasitic wasps). Most species also bear sharp propodeal projections and spiny hind tibiae.[1][2]


  1. ^ Latreille, P.A. (1804). "Tableau méthodique des insectes". Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle. 24: 129–200.
  2. ^ Kim, Jeong-Kyu (September 2015). "New records of two Nyssonini (Bembicinae: Crabronidae) species from Korea, with a key to higher taxa of Sphecidae s. lat. occurring in Korea". Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity. 8 (3): 222–226. doi:10.1016/j.japb.2015.09.001. ISSN 2287-884X.

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