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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Superfamily Vespoidea - Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies


A phylogenetic analysis of the social wasp genus Brachygastra Perty, 1833, and description of a new species (Hymenoptera: ...
By Sergio N.Andena, James M.Carpenter
American Museum of Natural History (American Museum Novitates), 2012
Full title: A phylogenetic analysis of the social wasp genus Brachygastra Perty, 1833, and description of a new species (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Epiponini)
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World revision of the wasp genus Liosphex Townes, 1977 (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae)
By Lohrmann V., Ohr M.
Zootaxa 2384: 1–43, 2010

Taxonomic review of Eumenes Latreille, 1802 (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Eumeninae) from the New World
By Grandinete Y.C., Noll F.B., Carpenter J.
Zootaxa 4459: 1-52, 2018

A key to and notes on the Eumenes of America north of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Eumenidae)
By Mac Lachlan W.B.
J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 53: 617-621, 1980

Ecology and taxonomy of Lower Rio Grande Valley Zethus
By Porter C.C.
Fla. Entomol. 61: 159-168, 1978

New species of Ancistrocerus (Vespidae, Eumeninae) from the Neotropics with a checklist and key to all species...
By Piekarski P.K., Carpenter J.M., Sharanowski B.J.
Zookeys 718: 139–154, 2017
Full title: New species of Ancistrocerus (Vespidae, Eumeninae) from the Neotropics with a checklist and key to all species south of the Rio Grande
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Systematic revision of the New World Olixon Cameron with descriptions of O. melinsula sp. n....
By Lohrmann V., Fox M., Solis M., Krogmann L.
Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 59: 259-275, 2012
Full title: Systematic revision of the New World Olixon Cameron with descriptions of O. melinsula sp. n. and the hitherto unknown female of O. bicolor (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae)

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Two new color forms of Polistes major Palisot de Beauvois from California and Arizona (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
By Bequeart, J.C
Entomological news, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 7-13., 1925
Primarily useful for P. major and P. palmarum (originally considered forms of a single species), though some comparisons to P. carnifex are also given.
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