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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Pompiloidea

Familia: Pompilidae
Subfamilia: Pompilinae
Tribus: Pompilini
Genus: Tachypompilus

Tachypompilus Ashmead, 1902


Arachnophroctonus Ashmead, 1902 [source: Ashmead (1902: 83)] [junior homonym]
Gender: masculine
Type species: Pompilus ferrugineus Say, 1824, by original designation [source: Ashmead (1902: 83)]
Objective synonym: Zarachnophroctonus Pate, 1946 [source: Pate (1946: 130)]

cited sources

Ashmead, W.H. 1902: Classification of the fossorial, predaceous and parasitic wasps, or the superfamily Vespoidea. Canadian entomologist, 34: 79–88. Internet Archive BHL
Pate, V.S.L. 1946: The generic names of the spider wasps (Psammocharidae olim Pompilidae) and their type species (Hymenoptera: Aculeata). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 72: 65–137. JSTOR


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Tachypompilus is a genus of spider wasps, found in the Neotropics[3][4][5] Nearctic, eastern Palearctic, Indomalayan and Afrotropics.[1]

The species included in Tachypompilius include:

Tachypompilus analis (Fabricius, 1781) red-tailed spider wasp
Tachypompilus atratus (Colomo de Correa, 1985)
Tachypompilus banksi (Colomo de Correa, 1985)
Tachypompilus erubescens (Taschenberg, 1869)
Tachypompilus ferrugineus (Say, 1824) rusty spider wasp
Tachypompilus gracilis (Colomo de Correa, 1985)
Tachypompilus ignitus (Smith, 1855) rain spider wasp
Tachypompilus larssoni (Kurczewski, 2007)
Tachypompilus latus (Smith)
Tachypompilus mendozae (Dalla Torre, 1897)
Tachypompilus ovambo (Arnold, 1937)
Tachypompilus pallidus (Banks, 1947)
Tachypompilus praepotens (Kohl, 1894)
Tachypompilus rubiginosus (Taschenberg)
Tachypompilus torridus (Cresson)
Tachypompilus unicolor (Banks, 1919) red-tailed spider hunter
Tachypompilus vitripennis (Arnold, 1937)
Tachypompilus vulpes (Dalla Torre)
Tachypompilus xanthopterus (Rohwer, 1913)


"Tachypompilus Ashmead". Iziko Museums of South Africa. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
V.S.L. Pate (1946). "The Generic Names of the Spider Wasps (Psammocharidae olim Pompilidae) and Their Type Species (Hymenoptera: Aculeata)". Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 72 (3): 65–137. JSTOR 25077544.
.Starr, Christopher K.; Hook, Allan W (2003). "The aculeate Hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies" (PDF). Occasional Papers of the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies. 12: 1–31.
Waichert, Cecilia; Rodriguez, Juanita; von Dolen, Carol; Pitts, James P. (2012). "The Spider Wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) of the Dominican Republic". Zootaxa. 3353: 1–47. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3353.1.1.
Fernadez, Fernando (2000). "Avispas cazadores de aranas (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae) de la Region Neotropical" (PDF). Biota Colombia. 1 (1): 3–25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-09-21.

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