Omicron de Saussure

Genaro, Julio A., 2011, Vespidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Puerto Rico, West Indies, Insecta Mundi 2011 (202), pp. 1-35: 8-9

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Omicron de Saussure


Genus Omicron de Saussure  

This is moderately sized genus, with more than 50 described species, most of which are South

American. Just one species has been previously described from the Antilles, O. lacerum Giordani Soika  

from Santo Domingo ( Giordani Soika 1978). We have seen the holotype of O. lacerum   in the MNHN, and it has metasomal terga I�II strongly punctate, whereas the new species has these terga smooth.