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Catalog of Sphecidae sensu lato
compiled by
Wojciech J. Pulawski
California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Site with extensive taxonomic information. Is also included under Internet references in the guide page for Sphecidae, but it is worthy of its own link as well.

Link updated 17 January 2016 as per comments.

Arkansas Sphecid Wasps
Herschel Raney's working list. Very much "in progress", but looks like a useful starting point. Has life history information interspersed.

Raney H. (-2014) Eastern sphecid wasps
[cite:468413]
Annotated checklist, incl. brief descriptions, biology, hosts, and distribution (US state records only)

Pulawski W.J. (2014) Family group names and classification
[cite:386275]
Family group names of Apoidea s.l. (with all bees treated as a single family, Apidae) are listed, and historical spelling variations analyzed. Several updates have been made since this entry was posted.
Use this link!

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

Kroupa A.S. (2020) The Hymenoptera of Central America eXtended. Version 2.0
[cite:2017698]

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.

 
 
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