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

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"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].
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