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Genus Parancistrocerus

Potter Wasp - Parancistrocerus perennis Mason Wasp? - Parancistrocerus minimoferus wasp - Parancistrocerus - male - female Wasp in Nashville - Parancistrocerus histrio unidentified eumenine - Parancistrocerus leionotus Parancistrocerus sp? - Parancistrocerus histrio small wasps - Parancistrocerus perennis - male - female Wasp - Parancistrocerus perennis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Vespoidea (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies)
Family Vespidae (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps)
Subfamily Eumeninae (Potter and Mason Wasps)
Genus Parancistrocerus
Explanation of Names
Parancistrocerus Bequaert 1925
Numbers
26 spp. in our area(1), almost 100 total(2)
Range
mostly New World, but also well represented in the Oriental Region(2)
See Also
Works Cited
1.Nearctic Hymenoptera other (Discover Life's IDnature guide)
2.Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies
Carpenter J.M., Genaro J.A. 2011. Insecta Mundi 0202: 1-35.
3.Ancistroceroides de Saussure, a Potter Wasp Genus New for the United States, with a New Key to the Genera of Eumeninae N. of Mex
Carpenter, James M. . 2004. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77(4): 721-741.
4.Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the Northeastern Nearctic Region
Matthias Buck, Stephen A. Marshall, and David K. B. Cheung. 2008. Biological Survey of Canada [Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification].