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Genus Pachodynerus

Mason wasp on a mud nest on a Palo Verde pod - Pachodynerus guadulpensis - female Unknown wasp. - Pachodynerus erynnis - male small wasp on penta flower - Pachodynerus erynnis Family Vespidae - Mason and Pollen Wasps, ID please - Pachodynerus erynnis - female wasp - Pachodynerus erynnis wasp? - Pachodynerus Unknown Wasp - Pachodynerus erynnis Wasp - Pachodynerus
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 Eumeninae (Potter and Mason Wasps)
Genus Pachodynerus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1); our fauna reviewed in(2) (nomenclature obsolete)
Explanation of Names
Pachodynerus Saussure 1870
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(2), 45 total(3)
Range
New World, most diverse in S. America(1)
Works Cited
1.Revisión del género Pachodynerus Saussure (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Eumeninae)
Willink A., Roig-Alsina A. 1998. Contrib. Am. Entomol. Inst. 30: 1-117.
2.The genus Pachodynerus in North America (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae)
Carpenter J.M. 1986. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 88: 572-577.
3.Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies
Carpenter J.M., Genaro J.A. 2011. Insecta Mundi 0202: 1-35.