Pompilidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera)
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Pompilidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) by A. C. Harris

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Published by Science Information Pub. Centre, DSIR in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English



  • New Zealand


  • Spider wasps -- Classification.,
  • Insects -- New Zealand -- Classification.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-107) and index.

StatementA.C. Harris.
SeriesFauna of New Zealand,, no. 12
LC ClassificationsQL568.P6 H37 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2109813M
ISBN 100477025013
LC Control Number88162560

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The Pompilinae are a subfamily of the spider wasp family, Pompilidae, the species of which lay their eggs on the paralysed bodies of their prey. The Pompilinae contain the following genera, not all of which may currently be valid: [1] [2] [3]Class: Insecta. Pompilidae definition is - a large family of slender usually black fossorial short-petioled wasps with oval abdomen and strong spinose legs of which most (as the tarantula killer) burrow in the ground and provision their nests with spiders. Aculeate Hymenoptera collected in the Republic of Central Africa (Sphecidae, Eumenidae, Vespidae, Pompilidae, Chrysididae and Scoliidae). Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Österreichischer Entomologen 42(3/4): – Elliott, M.G. Annotated catalogue of the Pompilidae (Hymenoptera) of Australia. Zootaxa 1– Checklist of Pompilidae of the Czech Republic and Slovakia is pre- sented: species are known from the Czech Republic (85 from Bohemia, 92 from Moravia), and 99 from : Jakub Straka.

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Revision of the Nearctic Species of the Pompilid Genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae) Paul David Hurd. American Museum of Natural History, - Hymenoptera - 74 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Pompilidae Solitary species known as spider, or spider-hunting, wasps. With their long legs they are usually seen making short rapid movements across bare ground and through short vegetation during warm, sunny weather. Spider-hunting wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) of Poland The book describes diversity and distribution of Polish spider-hunting wasps of the family Pompilidae. Chapters deal with adult morphology, biology and protection of cuckoo-wasps. The book includes keys to identification of subfamilies, genera and species. The keys include 89 species recorded in Poland so far. Spider wasp, any insect of the family Pompilidae, also known as Psammocharidae (order Hymenoptera). They are distributed throughout most of the world. About 40 species occur in Great Britain, and more than species are found in North America. Although they feed on spiders helpful to humans, the.