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Taxonomic notes on paper wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae). American Museum novitates ; no. 3259

Show simple item record Carpenter, James M. (James Michael), 1956- en_US 2005-10-06T16:49:40Z 2005-10-06T16:49:40Z 1999 en_US
dc.description 44 p. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-44). en_US
dc.description.abstract "Corrections to the nomenclature of paper wasps are: Agelaia centralis (Cameron) is a valid species, new status, and is a senior synonym of A. multipicta fulvanceps (Bequaert), new synonymy and A. vulgaris mexicana (Ducke), new synonymy; Chartergus artifex (Christ) is a senior synonym of C. chartarius (Olivier), new status; Epipona quadrituberculata sensu Richards (1978a) is E. guerini (de Saussure); the valid name for E. guerini sensu Richards (1978a) is E. niger (Brèthes); Leipomeles nana (de Saussure) = L. dorsata (Fabricius), revised synonymy; the valid name for L. nana sensu Richards (1978a) is L. spilogastra (Cameron), new combination; Parachartergus fasciipennis Ducke = P. fulgidipennis (de Saussure), revised synonymy, but P. fulgidipennis sensu Richards (1978a) provisionally = P. amazonensis Ducke; Polybioides tabidus var. isabellinus von Schulthess = tabidus (Fabricius), new status; Protopolybia punctulata Ducke is again treated as a synonym of P. sedula (de Saussure), revised synonymy. Lectotypes are designated for Belonogaster brevipetiolata de Saussure and Parachartergus fasciipennis Ducke. Notes are given on the type specimens of various species contained in 22 European and American museums"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
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dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 3259 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3259, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paper wasps -- Classification. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paper wasps -- Nomenclature. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paper wasps -- Type specimens. en_US
dc.title Taxonomic notes on paper wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae). American Museum novitates ; no. 3259 en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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