A new species of Zethus (Zethoides) Fox, 1899 (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) from South America


  • Rogério Botion Lopes Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP), Departamento de Biologia (DB). Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1217-1152




Morphology, Taxonomy, Zethus biglumis species-group


Zethus is the most speciose genus among vespid wasps and has become even larger after the inclusion of closely related taxa as subgenera after a morphological phylogenetic analysis. Despite being taxonomically reviewed in the past, the Neotropical diversity of the group demonstrates potential for even further growth. A new species of Zethus (Zethoides) Fox, 1899 is herein described, being the fifth one to be described in this subgenus after the great taxonomic revision of the genus in the New World.


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Lopes, R. B. (2022). A new species of Zethus (Zethoides) Fox, 1899 (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) from South America. Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 62, e202262051. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2022.62.051



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