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 or white markings that, in a few species, 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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