Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Hymenoptera > Family: Pompilidae > Genus: Cryptocheilus > Species: Cryptocheilus versicolor

Cryptocheilus versicolor (Scopoli, 1763)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Sphex formicaria Christ, 1791
Sphex bipunctata Fabricius, 1793
Sphex sexpunctata Fabricius, 1794
Ichneumon tripunctator Fabricius, 1798
Calicurgus binotatus Lepeletier, 1845
Salius bipunctatus Smith, 1873
Salius nigripes Costa, 1887
Priocnemis splendidulus Costa, 1887
Salius splendidus Dalla Torre, 1897
Cryptochilus vorticosus Haupt, 1927
Cryptochilus italica Haupt, 1935
Cryptochilus femorata Haupt, 1936
Cryptochilus fraudulentum Priesner, 1968
Cryptochilus transvestitus Wolf, 1972

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External data

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