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The Scoliidae wasps (Hymenoptera: Scolioidea) of Mexico: taxonomy and biogeography
By Luis Damián Ramírez Guillén, Armando Falcon-Brindis, & Benigno Gómez
Zootaxa, 5214(1):47-88, 2022

The evolutionary history of mammoth wasps (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae)
By Ziad Khouri, Jessica .P. Gillung, & Lynn S. Kimsey
bioRxiv preprint, 2022

Checkliste der Dolchwespen der Welt (Insecta: Hymenoptera, Scoliidae)
By von Till Osten
Bericht der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Augsburg, 62: 1–62, 2005
English title: Checklist of the scoliid wasps of the world.


Scoliidae (Hymenoptera) of the Lower Río Grande Valley.
By Porter, C.C.
The Florida Entomologist 64(3): 441-453., 1981
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Charles C. Porter. 1981. Scoliidae (Hymenoptera) of the Lower Río Grande Valley. The Florida Entomologist 64(3): 441-453.


The Lower Rio Grande Valley scoliid fauna includes 5 species: the aestivally common Trielis octomaculata texensis (Saussure), Campsomeris tolteca (Saussure), which abounds throughout the year, and the sporadically encountered Campsomeris completa Rohwer, C. hesterae Rohwer, and C. ephippium (Say). The Trielis seems to be of old Sonoran origin, while the Campsomeris are Neotropic species, some of which invade Sonoran habitats. Valley populations of T. octomaculata and C. tolteca differ in phenology, activity temperatures, flower selection, and habitat preference. Campsomeris hesterae has not been recorded previously from the United States.

Scoliid Wasps of the Southwestern United States
By MacKay W.P.
Southwestern Naturalist 32(3): 357-362, 1987

The Scoliidae of California
By Hurd P.D.
Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 1(6): 141-152, 1952

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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