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Noun sphecoidea has 1 sense
  1. Sphecoidea, superfamily Sphecoidea - families Sphecidae and Stizidae
    --1 is a kind of arthropod family
    --1 is a member of Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera
    --1 has members:
     sphecoid wasp, sphecoid; Sphecidae, family Sphecidae; Stizidae, family Stizidae

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Sphecoidea is a taxonomic superfamily within the order Hymenoptera, which includes a diverse group of insects known as wasps. These wasps are characterized by their distinct waist-like constriction, slender bodies, and often possess a sting.


Sense 1:

Noun (Entomology) - A taxonomic superfamily of wasps within the order Hymenoptera.

Example Sentence: The sphecoidea family of wasps includes various species, such as mud daubers and pollen wasps.

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