Mischocyttarus phthisicus (Fabricius)

Genaro, Julio A., 2011, Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies, Insecta Mundi 2011 (202), pp. 1-35: 16-17

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scientific name

Mischocyttarus phthisicus (Fabricius)
status

 

Mischocyttarus phthisicus (Fabricius)  

( Fig. 49 View Figures 45-50 )

Vespa phthisica Fabricius, 1793: 281   � “America” (UZMC).

Polistes phthisica   ; Fabricius 1804: 278.

Polybia indeterminabilis de Saussure, 1854: 201   (in division My) � “Amérique du Sud. Ile Sainte�Lucie” (lectotype female MNHN). � Ducke 1913: 331 (syn. of M. phthisicus (Fabricius))   . � Richards 1978: 316 (designation of lectotype).

Polybia phthisica   ; Dewitz 1881: 199 (Portorico). � Gundlach 1887: 158. � Ashmead, 1900: 311. � Wolcott   1924: 41.

? Polybia fulvofasciatus   ; Ashmead 1900: 311. Misidentification.

Polybia mexicana   ; Ashmead 1900: 311. Misidentification.

Megacanthopus indeterminabilis   ; Ducke 1910: 540. � Wolcott   1924: 41; 1936: 568.

Mischocyttarus phthisicus   ; Ducke 1913: 331. � Bequaert 1933: 116 (key), 139. � Wolcott   1936: 568. � Be� atty 1944: 171 (St. Croix). � Wolcott   1951: 864. � Miskimen and Bond 1970: 110. � Snelling 1992: 13 (Guana), 14 (Mona). � Torres and Snelling 1992: 93 (Mona). � Snelling 2005: 289 (Guana).

Mischocyttarus indeterminabilis   ; Overal 1978: 10.

This species is widespread in the Antilles, and is known from Florida, and there are dubious records from Central and South America. Wolcott   (1951) mentioned caterpillar prey in Puerto Rico, but little has been published on the biology of this species.

TRIBE POLISTINI  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Mischocyttarus

Loc

Mischocyttarus phthisicus (Fabricius)

Genaro, Julio A. 2011
2011
Loc

Mischocyttarus indeterminabilis

Overal, W. L. 1978: 10
1978
Loc

Snelling, R. R. 2005: 289
Snelling, R. R. 1992: 13
Torres, J. A. & R. R. Snelling 1992: 93
Miskimen, G. W. & R. M. Bond 1970: 110
Wolcott, G. N. 1951: 864
Wolcott, G. N. 1936: 568
Bequaert, J. C. 1933: 116
Ducke, A. 1913: 331
1913
Loc

Megacanthopus indeterminabilis

Wolcott, G. N. 1936: 568
Wolcott, G. N. 1924: 41
Ducke, A. 1910: 540
1910
Loc

Polybia fulvofasciatus

Ashmead, W. H. 1900: 311
1900
Loc

Polybia mexicana

Ashmead, W. H. 1900: 311
1900
Loc

Polybia phthisica

Wolcott, G. N. 1924: 41
Ashmead, W. H. 1900: 311
Gundlach, J. 1887: 158
Dewitz, H. 1881: 199
1881
Loc

Polybia indeterminabilis de Saussure, 1854: 201

Richards, O. W. 1978: 316
Ducke, A. 1913: 331
Saussure, H. L. F. 1854: 201
1854
Loc

Polistes phthisica

Fabricius, J. C. F. 1804: 278
1804
Loc

Vespa phthisica

Fabricius, J. C. F. 1793: 281
1793