Species

Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843

Sphex grossa Fabricius, 1798:245, sex not indicated.India, Lectotype ♂, examined (University Zoological Museum, Copenhagen (Kiel collection)), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Fabricius, 1804Fabricius, J.C. 1804. Systema Piezatorum secundum Ordines, Genera, Species adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Apud Carolum Reichard, Brunsvigae. xiv + 440 + 30 pp.:214 (listed); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.:254 (listed); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58 (listed). - As Pepsis grossa: - Fabricius, 1804Fabricius, J.C. 1804. Systema Piezatorum secundum Ordines, Genera, Species adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Apud Carolum Reichard, Brunsvigae. xiv + 440 + 30 pp.:214 (listed); Lepeletier, 1845Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, A.L.M. 1845. Histoire naturelle des Insects. Suites à Buffon. Hyménoptères, III. Roret, Paris. 1-646.:487 (listed); Dahlbom, 1845Dahlbom, A.G. 1845. Hymenoptera Europaea Praecipue Borealia-per familias, genera, species et varietates disposita atque descripta. Sphex Linn. Fasciculus III.: Crabronidarum continuatio et finis, Supplementum I. 353-528. (distribution), 464 (listed); Radoszkowski, 1888Radoszkowski, O. 1888. Révision des armures copulatrices des mâles de la famille Pompilidae. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2:462-493.:489 (description male, listed); Cameron, 1891Cameron, P. 1891. Hymenoptera Orientalis; or contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of the Oriental Zoological Region. Part III. Memoirs and proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society ser. 4:431-481.:444 (listed); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 254 (listed); Kriechbaumer, 1900Kriechbaumer, J. 1900. Von Ihrer Königl. Hoheit der Prinzessin Therese von Bayern auf einer Reise in Südamerika gesammelte Insecten. 1. Hymenoptera (Fortsetzung). Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 45:97-107. (distribution); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1944Banks, N. 1944. The Psammocharidae (Hymenoptera) taken at Kartabo and other localities in British Guiana. Zoologica 29:97-112. (distribution), 100 (key, listed); Banks, 1944Banks, N. 1944. Psammocharidae (spider-wasps): Notes and descriptions. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 94 (4):165-187.:182 (discussion); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 334 (key, listed), 404 (key male); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution); Sarmiento, 2001Sarmiento M., C.E. 2001. Insectos. Boletin del Proyecto Diversidad de Insectos de Colombia 4:1-15. (distribution); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134. (distribution), 32 (key male), 53 (key female), 58 (listed), 59 (description male), 60 (description female), 61 (distribution); Starr & Hook, 2003Starr, C.K. & Hook, A.W. 2003. The aculeate Hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies. Occasional Papers o the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies 12:1-31. (distribution); Rasmussen & Asenjo, 2009Rasmussen, C. & A. Asenjo 2009. A checklist to the wasps of Peru (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). ZooKeys 15:1-78. (distribution); Medina, 2016Medina Rosa, J.R. 2016. Avispas de Puerto Rico - Hymenoptera: Symphyta, Apocrita (Aculeata). Ediciones Digitales, 1-23. (distribution); Fernández et al., 2017Fernández, F., V. Castro, J. Rodríguez, C. Waichert & J.P. Pitts 2017. Avispas cazadoras de arañas de Colombia (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). In: (Ed.). . . (distribution); Kurczewski et al., 2020Kurczewski, F.E., R.C. West, C. Waichert, K.C. Kissane, D. Ubick & J.P. Pitts 2020. New and unusual host records for North American and South American spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Zootaxa 4891 (1):1-112. (distribution), 12 (prey). - As Salius grossus: - Cameron, 1891Cameron, P. 1891. Hymenoptera Orientalis; or contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of the Oriental Zoological Region. Part III. Memoirs and proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society ser. 4:431-481. (distribution), 444 (listed); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.:254 (listed).
Pompilus formosus Say, 1823:76, Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58, Neotype ♂, Designated by Hurd, 1948:135 (California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco). Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Cresson, 1867Cresson, E.T. 1867. Notes on the Pompilidæ of North America, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 1 (1867/1868):85-150.:144 (listed); Mocsáry, 1885Mocsáry, A. 1885. Species novae vel minus cognitae generis Pepsis, Fabr. Termeszetrajzi Füzetek 9:236-271.:245 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Cresson, 1887Cresson, E.T. 1887. Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hymenoptera of America, North of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society Supplementary Volume:1-350.:271 (listed); Cameron, 1888-1900Cameron, P. 1888-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana - Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. R. H. Porter and Dulau & Co., London. 413pp, 14 pl.:219 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Cameron, 1893Cameron, P. 1893. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. :177-257.:219 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840.:729 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.:253 (listed), 261 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:28 (listed); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798)). - As Pepsis formosa: - Cresson, 1867Cresson, E.T. 1867. Notes on the Pompilidæ of North America, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 1 (1867/1868):85-150. (distribution), 144 (listed); Cresson, 1872Cresson, E.T. 1872. Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4:153-292. (distribution); Cresson, 1887Cresson, E.T. 1887. Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hymenoptera of America, North of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society Supplementary Volume:1-350.:274 (listed); Cameron, 1893Cameron, P. 1893. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. :177-257.:219 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 253 (listed), 261 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis rubra (Drury, 1773)); Fox, 1898Fox, W.J. 1898. The species of Pepsis, inhabiting America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 4 (2):140-148. (distribution); Cockerell, 1898Cockerell, T. 1898. Contributions to the entomology of New Mexico. Proc. Davenport Acad. nat. Sci. 7:139-156. (distribution); Banks, 1919Banks, N. 1919. The Psammocharidae of western North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63:229-248. (distribution), 248 (key, listed); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1921Banks, N. 1921. New Nearctic fossorial Hymenoptera. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 16:16-26.:23 (key); Wolcott, 1948Wolcott, G.N. 1948. The insects of Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 32 (4):749-975. (distribution); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution), 268 (prey), 283 (description female, description male); Medina Gaud & Martorell, 1974Medina Gaud, S. & L.F. Martorell 1974. The insects of Caja de Muertos Island, Puerto Rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 58:244-272. (distribution). - As Pepsis formosa formosa: - Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution), 278 (key male), 281 (key female), 286 (description female, description male); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:28 (listed); Krombein et al., 1979Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209. (distribution); Evans, 1997Evans, H.E. 1997. Spider wasps of Colorado (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae): An annotated checklist. The Great Basin Naturalist 57 (3):189-197. (distribution).
Pepsis affinis Dahlbom, 1845:464 (key), ♀. Holotype ♀, Surinam, Lectotype ♀, examined (Museum of Zoology and Entomology, Lund), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 246 (listed); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution). - As Salius affinis: - Morawitz, 1891Morawitz, F. 1891. Über Astrachan'sche Fossoria. Trudy Russkago entomologicheskago Obshchestva. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 25 (13):175-233. (distribution), 202 (listed).
Pepsis obliquerugosa Lucas, 1895:576, ♀. ♀, Cuba (Mus. Berol.); ♀, St. Thomas (Mus. caes. Vindob., leg. Winthem), Lectotype ♀, examined (Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 258 (listed); Fox, 1898Fox, W.J. 1898. The species of Pepsis, inhabiting America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 4 (2):140-148. (distribution); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1921Banks, N. 1921. New Nearctic fossorial Hymenoptera. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 16:16-26.:22 (key); Banks, 1928Banks, N. 1928. Notes on Cuban and other West Indian Psammocharidae. Studies on Cuban Insects. Studies Biol. Lab. in Cuba (Atkins Foundation) 1:3-10. (distribution), 4 (key female, listed); Banks, 1944Banks, N. 1944. Psammocharidae (spider-wasps): Notes and descriptions. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 94 (4):165-187. (distribution), 181 (discussion); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution); Haupt, 1952Haupt, H. 1952. Alte und neue Pepsis-Arten (Hymenoptera-Sphecoidea) Pompilidae, olim Psammocharidae auct. Nova Acta Leopoldina 15 (109):311-414. (distribution); Alayo, 1969Alayo, P.D. 1969. Estudios sobre los Himenópteros de Cuba. IV Subfamilias Pepsinae Y Ceropalinae (Familia Pompilidae). Poeyana 61:1-45.:9 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.:165 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843).
Pepsis nephele Lucas, 1895:739, ♀. ♀, Texas (Mus. Hung.), Lectotype ♀, examined (Természettudományi Múzeum, Budapest), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 257 (listed); Fox, 1898Fox, W.J. 1898. The species of Pepsis, inhabiting America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 4 (2):140-148. (distribution); Banks, 1921Banks, N. 1921. New Nearctic fossorial Hymenoptera. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 16:16-26.:23 (key); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334.:321 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa (Say, 1823)); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:28 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa formosa (Say, 1823)); Krombein et al., 1979Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209.:1526 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa formosa (Say, 1823)). - As Pepsis formosa nephele: - Cockerell, 1898Cockerell, T. 1898. Contributions to the entomology of New Mexico. Proc. Davenport Acad. nat. Sci. 7:139-156.:146 (listed); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis pseudoformosa Cockerell, 1898:146, ♂ - Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334.:322 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa (Say, 1823)); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:29 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa formosa (Say, 1823)); Krombein et al., 1979Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209.:1526 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis formosa formosa (Say, 1823)); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798)).
Pepsis formosa Theresiae Kriechbaumer, 1900:102, ♂. Holotype ♂, Puerto Berrio am mittleren Rio Magdalena (Columbien), den 1ten Juli, Lectotype ♂, examined (Zoologische Staatssammlung, Munich), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution). - As Pepsis theresiae: - Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 334 (description female, key, listed), 335 (description male), 404 (key male); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis colombica Brèthes, 1926:9, Lectotype ♂, examined (Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58.
Pepsis pattoni Banks, 1944:181, ♂♀. Allotype ♂, southern Arizona; Holotype ♀, Palmerlee, July (M.C.Z., No. 25805, leg. Biedermann). Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. - Banks, 1944Banks, N. 1944. Psammocharidae (spider-wasps): Notes and descriptions. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 94 (4):165-187. (distribution); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334.:287 (listed); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:29 (listed). - As Pepsis formosa pattoni: - Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution), 278 (key male), 281 (key female); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:29 (listed); Krombein et al., 1979Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209. (distribution).
Pepsis pellita Haupt, 1952:400 (key), ♂. Holotype ♂, Ecuador (Guayaquil) (Haupt), Lectotype ♂, examined (Martin-Luther Universität, Halle), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58. Synonymized with Pepsis grossa (Fabricius, 1798) by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:58.
Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843:120,Americae meridionalis (Mus. Berolin), Lectotype ♀, examined (Museum of Zoology and Entomology, Lund), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Dahlbom, 1845Dahlbom, A.G. 1845. Hymenoptera Europaea Praecipue Borealia-per familias, genera, species et varietates disposita atque descripta. Sphex Linn. Fasciculus III.: Crabronidarum continuatio et finis, Supplementum I. 353-528.:464 (listed); Smith, 1855Smith, F. 1855. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part III, Mutillidae and Pompilidae. :203 pp, 5 pl.:196 (listed); Mocsáry, 1885Mocsáry, A. 1885. Species novae vel minus cognitae generis Pepsis, Fabr. Termeszetrajzi Füzetek 9:236-271. (distribution); Cameron, 1888-1900Cameron, P. 1888-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana - Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. R. H. Porter and Dulau & Co., London. 413pp, 14 pl.:221 (listed); Cameron, 1893Cameron, P. 1893. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. :177-257. (distribution), 221 (listed); Fox, 1894Fox, W.J. 1894. Second report on some Hymenoptera from Lower California, Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences ser.2 v. 3 (1893-1894):92-121. (distribution), 100 (listed); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 264 (listed); Ashmead, 1900Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367. (distribution), 229 (listed); Brèthes, 1914Brèthes, J. 1914. Contribution â l'étude des Pepsis. Museo nacional de historia natural de Buenos Aires 26:235-360. (distribution); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1928Banks, N. 1928. Notes on Cuban and other West Indian Psammocharidae. Studies on Cuban Insects. Studies Biol. Lab. in Cuba (Atkins Foundation) 1:3-10. (distribution), 3 (key male), 4 (key female), 5 (listed); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution); Haupt, 1952Haupt, H. 1952. Alte und neue Pepsis-Arten (Hymenoptera-Sphecoidea) Pompilidae, olim Psammocharidae auct. Nova Acta Leopoldina 15 (109):311-414. (distribution); Alayo, 1969Alayo, P.D. 1969. Estudios sobre los Himenópteros de Cuba. IV Subfamilias Pepsinae Y Ceropalinae (Familia Pompilidae). Poeyana 61:1-45. (distribution), 10 (description female, description male), 4 (key male), 5 (key female), 9 (listed); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218. (distribution); Zayas, 1982De Zayas, F. 1982. Sección Oligoneoptera - Orden Hymenoptera - Orden Strepsiptera. Ciudad de la Habana. 1-111. (distribution); Fernández Triana et al., 2002Fernández Triana, J.L., H. Saríol, M.A. Vega Castillo, S. Ricardo & M. González 2002. Datos preliminares sobre la biodiversidad del orden Hymenoptera en la provincia Granma, Cuba. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 31:43-48. (distribution); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134. (distribution), 33 (key male), 54 (key female), 68 (description female, description male, listed), 70 (distribution); Fernández Triana et al., 2002Fernández Triana, J.L., H. Saríol, M.A. Vega Castillo, S. Ricardo & M. González 2002. Datos preliminares sobre la biodiversidad del orden Hymenoptera en la provincia Granma, Cuba. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 31:43-48. (distribution); Starr & Hook, 2003Starr, C.K. & Hook, A.W. 2003. The aculeate Hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies. Occasional Papers o the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies 12:1-31. (distribution); Rasmussen & Asenjo, 2009Rasmussen, C. & A. Asenjo 2009. A checklist to the wasps of Peru (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). ZooKeys 15:1-78. (distribution), 30 (listed); Fernández et al., 2017Fernández, F., V. Castro, J. Rodríguez, C. Waichert & J.P. Pitts 2017. Avispas cazadoras de arañas de Colombia (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). In: (Ed.). . . (distribution); Kurczewski et al., 2020Kurczewski, F.E., R.C. West, C. Waichert, K.C. Kissane, D. Ubick & J.P. Pitts 2020. New and unusual host records for North American and South American spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Zootaxa 4891 (1):1-112. (distribution), 14 (prey).
Pepsis ferruginea Lepeletier, 1845:471, ♀. ♀, Cayenne (Musée de France). Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Fox, 1897Fox, W.J. 1897. Contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of Brazil, No. 2. - Pompilidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 49:229-283. (distribution), 283 (listed); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 252 (listed); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 398 (listed); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis ornata Lepeletier, 1845:486, ♂♀.Surinam et Brésil (Musée de M. Serville), Lectotype ♂, examined (Museo ed Istituto di Zoologia Sistematica dell’ Università, Turin), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Lepeletier, 1845Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, A.L.M. 1845. Histoire naturelle des Insects. Suites à Buffon. Hyménoptères, III. Roret, Paris. 1-646. (distribution); Guérin-Méneville, 1856Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1856. Historia Fisica, Politica y Natural de la Isla de Cuba. Secunda Parte. Historia Natural. Tomo VII. Crustaceos, Aragnides é Insectos. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. 1-371. (distribution); Guérin-Méneville, 1857Guérin-Méneville, M.F.E. 1857. Animaux Articulés. Arthus Bertrand, Paris. 1-868. (distribution); Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. 1865. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp. (distribution), 133 (listed); Cresson, 1867Cresson, E.T. 1867. Notes on the Pompilidæ of North America, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 1 (1867/1868):85-150. (distribution), 148 (listed); Mocsáry, 1885Mocsáry, A. 1885. Species novae vel minus cognitae generis Pepsis, Fabr. Termeszetrajzi Füzetek 9:236-271.:247 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Gundlach, 1886Gundlach, J. 1886. Contribucion a la Entomologia Cubana. :1-394. (distribution), 122 (listed), 123 (description); Cameron, 1888-1900Cameron, P. 1888-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana - Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. R. H. Porter and Dulau & Co., London. 413pp, 14 pl.:221 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Fox, 1893Fox, W.J. 1893. Report on some mexican Hymenoptera, principally from lower California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences ser.2 (4):1-25. (distribution), 9 (listed); Fox, 1894Fox, W.J. 1894. Second report on some Hymenoptera from Lower California, Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences ser.2 v. 3 (1893-1894):92-121.:100 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution), 552 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.:264 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Ashmead, 1900Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367.:229 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Rohwer & Holland, 1917Rohwer, S.A. & W.J. Holland 1917. List of the Hymenoptera collected on the Isle of Pines by G. A. Link, Sr., 1912-1913, and contained in the Carnegie Museum. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 11:291-296. (distribution); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334.:321 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Alayo, 1969Alayo, P.D. 1969. Estudios sobre los Himenópteros de Cuba. IV Subfamilias Pepsinae Y Ceropalinae (Familia Pompilidae). Poeyana 61:1-45.:9 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.:165 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843).
Pepsis venusta Smith, 1855:196, ♂. Holotype ♂, Brazil (Tapajos), Lectotype ♂, examined (British Museum (Natural History) [now The Natural History Museum, London]), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Smith, 1855Smith, F. 1855. Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part III, Mutillidae and Pompilidae. :203 pp, 5 pl. (distribution); Mocsáry, 1885Mocsáry, A. 1885. Species novae vel minus cognitae generis Pepsis, Fabr. Termeszetrajzi Füzetek 9:236-271. (distribution); Cameron, 1888-1900Cameron, P. 1888-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana - Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. R. H. Porter and Dulau & Co., London. 413pp, 14 pl.:221 (listed); Cameron, 1893Cameron, P. 1893. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. :177-257. (distribution), 221 (listed); Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Fox, 1897Fox, W.J. 1897. Contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of Brazil, No. 2. - Pompilidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 49:229-283. (distribution), 282 (listed); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 264 (listed); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1921Banks, N. 1921. New Nearctic fossorial Hymenoptera. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 16:16-26.:22 (key); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 364 (key female), 375 (listed), 402 (key male); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution), 279 (key male), 298 (description male); Townes, 1957Townes, H. 1957. Nearctic wasps of the subfamilies Pepsinae and Ceropalinae. Bulletin of the U. S. National Museum 209:1-286.:30 (listed); Krombein et al., 1979Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209. (distribution); Horta Vega et al., 2009Horta Vega, J.V., M.E.García Gutiérrez, M.I. Benavides Martínez & A. Correa Sandoval 2009. Pompilidae (Hymenoptera) de algunos municipios del centro y sur de Tamaulipas, México. Acta Zool. Mex. (n.s.) 25 (1):71-82. (distribution).
Pepsis albolimbata Mocsáry, 1885:250, ♂. ♂, Brasilia (Mus. Hung.), Lectotype ♂, examined (Természettudományi Múzeum, Budapest), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 246 (listed); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525.:364 (key female), 402 (key male); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis pulchripennis Mocsáry, 1885:243, ♀. ♀, Yurimaguas ad Amazonas Brasiliae (Mus. Hung.), Lectotype ♀, examined (Természettudományi Múzeum, Budapest), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Lucas, 1895Lucas, R. 1895. Die Pompiliden-Gattung Pepsis. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39 (4):449-840. (distribution); Fox, 1897Fox, W.J. 1897. Contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of Brazil, No. 2. - Pompilidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 49:229-283. (distribution), 283 (listed); Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 260 (listed); Fox, 1899Fox, W.J. 1899. Contributions to a knowledge of the Hymenoptera of Brazil, No. 6: A Collection from Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paulo. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 51 (1):195-200. (distribution); Brèthes, 1914Brèthes, J. 1914. Contribution â l'étude des Pepsis. Museo nacional de historia natural de Buenos Aires 26:235-360. (distribution); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 386 (listed); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis acroleuca Lucas, 1895:730, ♂. ♂, Leider ohne nähere Angabe des Fundorts, Lectotype ♀, examined (Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.:246 (listed); Haupt, 1952Haupt, H. 1952. Alte und neue Pepsis-Arten (Hymenoptera-Sphecoidea) Pompilidae, olim Psammocharidae auct. Nova Acta Leopoldina 15 (109):311-414. (distribution).
Pepsis cyanosoma Lucas, 1895:557, ♂. ♂, Brasilien (Mus. Berol., leg. Sello), Lectotype ♂, examined (Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Dalla Torre, 1897Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897. Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749. (distribution), 250 (listed); Lucas, 1919Lucas, R. 1919. Pompiliden-Studien. I. Arch. Naturgesch., A. 83 (5):1-180+3 pls. (distribution); Banks, 1946Banks, N. 1946. Studies of South American Psammocharidae. Part 1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 96:311-525. (distribution), 364 (key female); Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution).
Pepsis fuscorubra Brèthes, 1914:321, ♀. Holotype ♀, l'État de Goyaz, 1906 (Mus. São Paulo, leg. Baer), Lectotype ♀, examined (Museu de Zoologia de la Universidade de São Paulo), designated by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68; Andrade et al., 2018Andrade, T. de O., K.S. Ramos, H.C. Onody, A.D. dos Santos & C.R.F. Brandão 2018. Type specimens of Pompiloidea, Thynnoidea and Vespoidea (Hymenoptera) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58:1-21.:6, Holotype ♀ (Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, MZSP 56468). Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution); Andrade et al., 2018Andrade, T. de O., K.S. Ramos, H.C. Onody, A.D. dos Santos & C.R.F. Brandão 2018. Type specimens of Pompiloidea, Thynnoidea and Vespoidea (Hymenoptera) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58:1-21.:6 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843).
Pepsis mancoi Banks, 1946:399, ♀. Type ♀, Ninabamba, near Ayacucho, Peru, 1900 m, December (M. C. Z., no. 26692, leg. Weyrauch); Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68, Holotype ♀, examined (Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts). Synonymized with Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843 by Vardy, 2002Vardy, C.R. 2002. The New World tarantula-hawk wasp genus Pepsis Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae). Part 2. The P. grossa- to P. deaurata-groups. Zool. Verh. 337:1-134.:68. - Hurd, 1952Hurd, P.D. Jr. 1952. Revision of the Nearctic species of the pompilid genus Pepsis (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae). The American Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 98 (article 4):261-334. (distribution); Rasmussen & Asenjo, 2009Rasmussen, C. & A. Asenjo 2009. A checklist to the wasps of Peru (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). ZooKeys 15:1-78.:30 ( listed as synonym of Pepsis terminata Dahlbom, 1843).

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Literature

  • Alayo, P.D. 1969. Estudios sobre los Himenópteros de Cuba. IV Subfamilias Pepsinae Y Ceropalinae (Familia Pompilidae). Poeyana 61:1-45.
  • Alayo, P.D. 1970. Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218.
  • Andrade, T. de O., K.S. Ramos, H.C. Onody, A.D. dos Santos & C.R.F. Brandão 2018. Type specimens of Pompiloidea, Thynnoidea and Vespoidea (Hymenoptera) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58:1-21.
  • Ashmead, W.H. 1900. Report upon the aculeate Hymenoptera of the islands of St. Vincent and Grenada, with additions to the parasitic Hymenoptera and a list of the described Hymenoptera of the West Indies. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London pt. II:207-367.
  • Banks, N. 1919. The Psammocharidae of western North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63:229-248.
  • Banks, N. 1921. New Nearctic fossorial Hymenoptera. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 16:16-26.
  • Banks, N. 1928. Notes on Cuban and other West Indian Psammocharidae. Studies on Cuban Insects. Studies Biol. Lab. in Cuba (Atkins Foundation) 1:3-10.
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