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Genus Parazumia

Parazumia tolteca Unidentified Eumeninae - Parazumia symmorpha - male Parazumia symmorpha? - Parazumia symmorpha large wasp yellow legs black wings - Parazumia symmorpha large wasp yellow legs black wings - Parazumia symmorpha Euodynerus? - Parazumia symmorpha Parazumia symmorpha? - Parazumia symmorpha - female Wasp - Parazumia symmorpha
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 Parazumia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1); our species have been treated for much of the 20th century as a separate genus, Paranortonia Bertoni 1934
Explanation of Names
Parazumia Saussure 1855
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 10 total(1)
Range
e Canada to Argentina; primarily neotropical group ranging into e NA & sw US(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Parazumia de Saussure (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae)
Carpenter J.M., Garcete-Barrett B.R. 2005. Folia Entomol. Mex. 44 (supl. 1): 21-34.
2.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].