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Genus Palmodes

 
 
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A Review of the genus Palmodes in North America
By R. M. Bohart and A. S. Menke
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, Vol. 63, pp. 179-191, 1961

Palmodes praestans and its prey (Ortho.)
By A. N. Caudell
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, Vol. 21, No. 2, p. 40, 1919

Distribution and biology of the Sphecine wasps of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Sphecinae)
By Mark F. O'Brien
The Great Lakes Entomologist, 22(4): 199-217, 1989

A reclassification of the Sphecinae with a revision of the Nearctic species of the tribes Sceliphronini and Sphecini
By Bohart RM and Menke AS
University of California Publications in Entomology 30:91-182, 1963

The digger wasps of North America and the West Indies belonging to the subfamily Chlorioninae
By H. T. Fernald
Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 31, Issue 1487, pp. 291-423, 1906
Dated taxonomy, but useful for species descriptions and illustrations.

Full text.

Sphecid wasps of the world: a generic revision
By Richard Mitchell Bohart, Arnold S. Menke
University of California Press, 1976
This is an excellent reference work!! The entire masterly obra magnum (675+ pages!) can be read beginning at the link below:

      https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_FExMjuRhjpIC/page/n1

...provided courtesy of the "Internet Archive".

Thanks to Jeff for pointing to this link, which provides access to the entire work...unlike the incomplete coverage available at the Google Books link I had originally posted here.

Trap-nesting wasps and bees: life histories, nests, and associates
By Krombein K.V.
Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC. vi+570 pp., 1967

Wasps: Their Biology, Diversity, and Role as Beneficial Insects and Pollinators of Native Plants
By Heather N. Holm
Pollination Press LLC; First edition, 2021

 
 
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