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The Genus Psorthaspis on the Mexican Central Plateau (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae)
By Howard Ensign Evans
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1954
Full Text (20 pages)

This document contains some information on species that may also be found in parts of the south-western USA. (legata, macronotum, mariae, planata, portiae and sanguinea)

Species included: (alphabetically)
albocaudata, alternata, australis, bradleyi, coelestis, eubule, guatemalae, laevifrons, legata, macronotum arizonensis, macronotum cressoni, macronotum hurdi, macronotum macronotum, macronotum zacateca,

California Spider Wasps of the Subfamily Pompilinae (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)
By Wasbauer, M. S. and L. S. Kimsey
Bulletin of the California Insect Survey, No. 26, 1985
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Contains a brief overview of biology of the group; a key to subfamilies of Pompilidae; a key to genera of California Pompilinae; and treatments of the following genera in the indicated order of presentation:

Aporus, Allaporus, Psorthaspis, Chalcochares, Euagetes, Tastiotenia, Agenioideus, Sericopompilus, Episyron, Poecilopompilus, Tachypompilus, Anoplius (subgenera Lophopompilus, Notiochares, Arachnophroctonus, Pompilinus, Anoplius), Pompilus (subgenera Hesperopompilus, Perissopompilus, Xerochares, Ammosphex, Arachnospila, Anoplochares), Aporinellus, Allochares.

Molecular phylogeny and systematics of spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): redefining subfamily boundaries...
By Waichert C., Rodriguez J., Wasbauer M.S., von Dohlen C.D., Pitts J.P.
Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 175: 271-287, 2015
Full title: Molecular phylogeny and systematics of spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): redefining subfamily boundaries and the origin of the family

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A distributional checklist of the spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) of Florida
By Leavengood J.M., Waichert C., Rodriguez J.
Insecta Mundi 0161: 1-8, 2011

Molecular phylogenetics of Vespoidea indicate paraphyly of the superfamily...
By Pilgrim E.M., von Dohlen C.D., Pitts J.P.
Zoologica Scripta 37: 539–560, 2008
Full title: Molecular phylogenetics of Vespoidea indicate paraphyly of the superfamily and novel relationships of its component families and subfamilies

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Identifying the sister group to the bees: a molecular phylogeny of Aculeata with an emphasis on the superfamily Apoidea
By Debevec A.H., Cardinal S., Danforth B.N.
Zoologica Scripta 41: 527-535, 2012

Evolutionary history of the Hymenoptera
By Peters et al.
Current Biology 27: 1–6, 2017

The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica
By Paul E. Hanson and Ian D. Gauld, editors
Oxford University Press, 1995
A comprehensive treatment of the biology, systematics, and diversity of Hymenoptera in Costa Rica. Keys to superfamilies, families, subfamilies and in many cases, genera are included. Given the high level of biodiversity of Hymenoptera in Costa Rica in comparison to most areas of the world, this is a valuable reference book for students of Hymenoptera in any part of the world.

 
 
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