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For the United States & Canada

Subspecies Anoplius lepidus atramentarius


Order Hymenoptera. In: Zhang Z-Q (ed) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classif. and survey of taxonomic richness
By Aguiar AP, Deans AR, Engel MS, Forshage M, Huber JT, Jennings JT, Johnson NF, Lelej AS, Longino JT, Lohrmann V, Mikó I, Ohl M.
Zootaxa 3703: 51–62, 2013

A review of the siricid woodwasps and their ibaliid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Siricidae, Ibaliidae) in the eastern United States
By Smith D.R., Schiff N.M.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104: 174-194, 2002
Full title: A review of the siricid woodwasps and their ibaliid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Siricidae, Ibaliidae) in the eastern United States, with emphasis on the mid-Atlantic region
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Phylogenetic relationships among superfamilies of Hymenoptera
By Sharkey M.J., Carpenter J.M., Vilhelmsen L., et al.
Cladistics 28(1): 80-112, 2012

Bees, Wasps, and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens.
By Grissell, Eric
Timber Press, Inc., 2010

Phylogeny and classification of Hymenoptera
By Sharkey M.J.
Zootaxa 1668: 521–548, 2007

Hymenoptera of the world: an identification guide to families
By Goulet H., Huber J., eds.
Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E. 668 pp., 1993

Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
By Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979
Available online at Internet Archive:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3 (index)

Wasp Farm
By Howard Ensign Evans
Comstock Publishing, 1963
Essays and life history observations.