Definition of Genus sphecius

1. Noun. Large solitary wasps: cicada killer.

Exact synonyms: Sphecius
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Stizidae, Stizidae
Member holonyms: Cicada Killer, Sphecius Speciosis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sphecius

genus Sparaxis
genus Sparganium
genus Sparmannia
genus Spartina
genus Spartium
genus Spathiphyllum
genus Spergula
genus Spergularia
genus Sphacele
genus Sphacelotheca
genus Sphaeralcea
genus Sphaerocarpos
genus Sphaerocarpus
genus Sphagnum
genus Sphecius
genus Sphecotheres
genus Spheniscus
genus Sphenodon
genus Sphyraena
genus Sphyrapicus
genus Sphyrna
genus Spilogale
genus Spinacia
genus Spinus
genus Spiraea
genus Spiranthes
genus Spirillum
genus Spirochaeta
genus Spirodela

Literary usage of Genus sphecius

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1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1887)
"To the genus Sphecius belong two large species, which have been generally referred to Sunti one of thorn, ..."

2. Sitzungsberichte der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch by Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse (1888)
"... als dass seine Art wirklich in das genus sphecius gehört. Auffallend bleibt gewiss, dass seine Beschreibung ganz gut auf ..."

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