Zethus Fabricius

Genaro, Julio A., 2011, Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies, Insecta Mundi 2011 (202), pp. 1-35: 15

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Zethus Fabricius


Genus Zethus Fabricius  

This is by far the largest genus of Eumeninae   , with nearly 250 described species. The Puerto Rican species is placed in the subgenus Zethusculus Saussure   , which presently contains 25 species. Bohart and Stange (1965) included Zethus rufinodus   in their arietis species group, which contains several other Caribbean species, and one from Florida.