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Genus Euparagia

Euparagia scutellaris Euparagia scutellaris wasp on glassy hyacinth - Euparagia
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 Euparagiinae
Genus Euparagia
Numbers
Nine species north of Mexico, with an additional species known only from Mexico. (1)

Species:
Euparagia boregoensis Bohart, 1948 - CA, AZ
Euparagia desertorum Bohart, 1948 - CA, NV, AZ, Baja California
Euparagia maculiceps (Cameron, 1904) - MX (Guerrero, Michoacan)
Euparagia platiniceps Bohart, 1938 - CA, AZ, MX (Baja California Sur)
Euparagia richardsi Bohart, 1979 - TX, NM, AZ, MX (Chihuahua, Sonora)
Euparagia scutellaris Cresson, 1879 - CA, NV, ID, UT, MX (Baja California)
Euparagia sicatta Bohart, 1989 - CA, AZ
Euparagia timberlakei Bohart, 1948 - CA, NV, AZ
Euparagia unidentata Carpenter & Kimsey, 2009 - CA
Euparagia yuma Bohart, 1989 - AZ
Habitat
Mostly arid regions. (1)
Print References
Bohart, R. M. (1938). A synopsis of the genus Euparagia (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Euparagiinae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 14(3):136-139. (Full Text)
Bohart, R. M. (1948). The genus Euparagia in North America (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Euparagiinae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 24(3):149-154. (Full Text)
Bohart, R. M. (1989). A Review of the Genus Euparagia (Hymenoptera, Masaridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 62(4), 462-467. (1st page at JSTOR)
Carpenter, J.M., & L.S. Kimsey (2009). The genus Euparagia Cresson (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Euparagiinae). American Museum Novitates, no. 3643, pp. 1-11. (Full Text)
Clement, S.L. & Grissell, E.E. (1968). Observations of the nesting habits of Euparagia scutellaris Cresson (Hymenoptera: Masaridae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 44(1):34-37 (Full Text)
Trostle, G., & Torchio, P. (1986). Notes on the Nesting Biology and Immature Development of Euparagia scutellaris Cresson (Hymenoptera: Masaridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 59(4), 641-647. (1st page at JSTOR)
Works Cited
1.The genus Euparagia Cresson (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Euparagiinae)
Carpenter, J.M. and L.S. Kimsey. 2009. American Museum novitates, no. 3643.