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Genus Monobia

Monobia - Monobia quadridens - female Four-toothed Mason Wasp - Monobia quadridens - Monobia quadridens Four-toothed Mason Wasp - Monobia quadridens - male Four-toothed mason wasp - Monobia quadridens - male Four-toothed Mason Wasp - Monobia quadridens - male Wasp - Monobia quadridens Wasp, maybe Monobia quadridens - Monobia quadridens - male Monobia quadridens
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 Monobia
Explanation of Names
Monobia Saussure 1852
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, >30 total(1)(2)
Range
primarily Neotropical; in our area, M. quadridens is widespread in e US + so. ON, and two more spp. are restricted to so. TX(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the Northeastern Nearctic Region
Matthias Buck, Stephen A. Marshall, and David K. B. Cheung. 2008. Biological Survey of Canada [Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification].
2.Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies
Carpenter J.M., Genaro J.A. 2011. Insecta Mundi 0202: 1-35.