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Papers in Vespula intermedia
Papers on V.intermedia.

Papers in Vespula sulphurea
A link containing information on V.sulphurea.

Papers in Vespula vidua
A link containing papers on V.vidua.

Papers in Vespula alascensis
Papers on V.alascensis.

Papers in Vespa crabro
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Bees of the genus Colletes chiefly from Colorado
Timberlake, P. H., & Lutz, F. E. (1943). Bees of the genus Colletes chiefly from Colorado. Bulletin of the AMNH; v. 81, article 5.

cite:1856394

A New Species of Caupolicanas.str. from the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, Mexico, and a Key to North American Species
Vergara, C. H., & Michener, C. D. (2004). A New Species of Caupolicanas.str. from the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, Mexico, and a Key to North American Species of the Subgenus (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 77(4), 783–787. https://doi.org/10.2317/E3.1

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cite:1842334

Early Nesting Biology of the Bee Caupolicana yarrowi (Cresson)(Colletidae: Diphaglossinae)
Rozen, J. G., Danforth, B. N., Smith, C. S., Decker, B. L., Dorian, N. N., Dority, D., ... & Urban-Mead, K. R. (2019). Early Nesting Biology of the Bee Caupolicana yarrowi (Cresson)(Colletidae: Diphaglossinae) and Its Cleptoparasite Triepeolus grandis (Friese)(Apidae: Nomadinae). American Museum Novitates, 2019(3931), 1-20.

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