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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Tiphiidae - Tiphiid Wasps


The Tiphiid Wasps of Florida (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae)
by Lionel A. Stange, 1994, Florida Dept. Agric. & Consumer Serv., Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Circular No. 364

Notes on the biology of Tiphiidae and with a key to the subfamilies and genera occurring in Florida.

Ascher J.S., Pickering J. (2017) Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)

Finnamore A.T. (1998) Aculeate wasps (excluding Formicidae) [of the Montane Cordillera Ecozone]
no longer available

Wasps of Illinois
Angella Moorehouse has created a color guide to some of the Hymenoptera that can be found in Illinois. Can be downloaded free from The Field Museum.

Hymenoptera Interactive Keys
requires installation of Windows only Intkey software (so I haven't been able to try the keys). Site lists keys to the following:

Cotesia species of economic importance
Adeliinae Genera of the New World
Agathidinae Genera of the New World
Agathidinae Genera of Thailand
Agathirsia Species of the World
Alabagrus Species of the World
Alabagrus Species of La Selva
Aleiodes Species of the New World
Alysiinae Genera of the New World
Amputoearinus of the New World
Aphidiinae Genera of the New World
Apozyginae Genera of the New World
Betylobraconinae Genera of the New World
Blacinae Genera of the New World

Nearctic Hymenoptera other (Discover Life's IDnature guide)
[cite:1025430]

The HYM Course Lectures
Links to lectures on general Hymenoptera morphology and biology, as well as specific superfamilies, presented at past HYM courses.

van Noort S. (2004-2015) WaspWeb: Wasps, bees and ants of Africa and Madagascar
An excellent, richly illustrated source maintained by Iziko Museums of Cape Town. Info of major taxa (distribution, life history/hosts), keys, etc.
[cite:364100]