Pseudomasaris

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Pseudomasaris
Pseudomvespoides.jpg
Pseudomasaris vespoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Vespidae
Subfamily: Masarinae
Genus: Pseudomasaris
Ashmead, 1902
Species

15 sp., see text

Pseudomasaris is a genus of pollen wasps of the family Vespidae, found in North America. They feed on pollen and are colored black with yellow markings that mimic the coloration of yellow jackets.

Species[edit]

Pseudomasaris contains 15 species:[1]

  • P. basirufus Rohwer, 1912
  • P. cazieri Bohart, 1963
  • P. coquilletti Rohwer, 1911
  • P. edwardsii (Cresson, 1872)
  • P. macneilli Bohart, 1963
  • P. macswaini Bohart, 1963
  • P. maculifrons (Fox, 1894)
  • P. marginalis (Cresson, 1864)
  • P. micheneri Bohart, 1963
  • P. occidentalis (Cresson, 1871)
  • P. phaceliae Rohwer, 1912
  • P. texanus (Cresson, 1871)
  • P. vespoides (Cresson, 1863)
  • P. wheeleri Bequard, 1929
  • P. zonalis (Cresson, 1864)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pseudomasaris". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved December 26, 2009. 

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