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Genus Euodynerus

Wasp or hornet - Euodynerus pratensis Red and black wasp - Euodynerus castigatus Unknown Wasp - Euodynerus hidalgo Wasp 5244 - Euodynerus hidalgo - female Euodynerus? - Euodynerus Euodynerus foraminatus Pseudodynerus quadrisectus? - Euodynerus megaera - male Euodynerus? - Euodynerus annulatus
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
Family Vespidae (Hornets, Yellowjackets; Paper, Potter, Mason, and Pollen Wasps; and Allies)
Subfamily Eumeninae (Potter and Mason Wasps)
Genus Euodynerus
Explanation of Names
Euodynerus Dalla Torre 1904
εὖ- (eu) 'true' + Odynerus
24 described and 2 undescribed spp. in our area, >30 in the Nearctic region(1), >100 total(2)
Propodeum with strong lateral angles, resembling large spines, width of T1 almost as wide as T2, mandible with a basal spot, eye generally with a spot behind. Most similar to Monobia

Key to northeastern spp.(1)
Worldwide, most diverse in the Palaearctic(2)
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.