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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.

New and unusual host records for North American and South American spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae)
By Frank E. Kurczewski, Rick C. West, Cecilia Waichert, Kelly C. Kissane, Darrell Ubick & James P. Pitts
Zootaxa, 4891 (1): 001–112, 2020

A revision of the Mexican and Central American spider wasps of the subfamily Pompilinae
By Howard E. Evans
Memoirs of the American Entomological Society, 20: 1-439, 1966
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Despite the focus on more Neotropical species, a number of these species also occur within our area.

Aporus: pp. 37-63
Arachnospila: pp. 397-402
Epipompilus: pp. 27-34
Poecilopompilus: [url=https://archive.org/details/memoirsofameric201966amer/page/203/mode/2up]pp.

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

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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