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Prionyx thomae (Fabricius, 1775)

Sphex Thomae Fabricius, 1775:346, sex not indicated. insula Thomae Americae. - Cameron, 1888-1900Cameron, P. 1888-1900 Biologia Centrali-Americana - Insecta. Hymenoptera. (Fossores) Vol. II. R. H. Porter and Dulau & Co., London. 413pp, 14 pl. (distribution); Kohl, 1890Kohl, F.F. 1890 Die Hymenopterengruppe der Sphecinen. I. Monographie der natürlichen Gattung Sphex Linné (sens. lat.). Ann. Nat. Mus. Wien 5:77-194, 317-462. (distribution); Fox, 1891Fox, W.J. 1891 On a collection of Hymenoptera made in Jamaica during April, 1891. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 18:337-348. (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); Schrottky, 1902Schrottky, C. 1902 Hyménoptères nouveaux de l'Amérique méridionale. . An. Mus. Buenos Aires 7:309-316. (distribution). - As Chlorion thomae: Fernald, 1906Fernald, H.T. 1906 The digger wasps of North America and the West Indies belonging to the subfamily Chorioninae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 31:291-423. (distribution); Maldonado & Navarro, 1967Maldonado, J. & Navarro, C.A. 1967 Additions and corrections to Wolcott's 'Insects of Puerto Rico'. Caribbean Journal of Science 7 (1-2):45-64. (distribution). - As Harpactopus thomae: 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). - As Pepsis thomae: - As Priononyx thomae: Smith, 1856Smith, F. 1856 Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV. Sphegidae, Larridae, and Crabronidae. London. 497 pp. (distribution); Gundlach, 1887Gundlach, J. 1887 Apuntes para la fauna Puerto-Riqueña. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 16 (1):115-199. (distribution); 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). - As Prionyx thomae: Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. 1865 On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp. (distribution); Cresson, 1872Cresson, E.T. 1872 Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4:153-292. (distribution); Dewitz, 1881Dewitz, H. 1881 Hymenopteren von Portorico. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 25:197-208. (distribution); 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); Alayo, 1970Alayo, P.D. 1970 Catálogo de los Himenopteros de Cuba. Instituto Cubano del libro, La Habana. 1-218. (distribution); Alayo, 1976Alayo, P.D. 1976 Introducción al estudio de los Himenópteros de Cuba - Superfamilia Sphecoidea. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Instituto de Zoologia, Serie Biologica 67:1-46. (distribution); 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); Elliott et al., 1979Elliott, N., F. Kurczewski, S. Claflin, & P. Salbert 1979 Preliminary annotated list of the wasps of San Salvador Island, The Bahamas, with a new species of Cerceris (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae, Scoliidae, Vespidae, Pompilidae, Sphecidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 81 (3):352-365. (distribution); De Zayas, 1982De Zayas, F. 1982 Sección Oligoneoptera - Orden Hymenoptera - Orden Strepsiptera. Ciudad de la Habana. 1-111. (distribution); Askew, 1994Askew, R.R. 1994 The Insects of the Cayman Islands. In: Brunt, M.A. & Davies J.E. (Ed.). The Cayman Islands. Natural History and Biogeography. . (distribution); Fernández, 2000Fernández-C., F 2000 Nuevos registros de avispas Sphecidae y Pompilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Vespoidea) para Colombia. Caldasia 22 (1):142-145. (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 Entomólogica Aragonesa 31:43-48. (distribution); Amarante, 2002Amarante, S.T.P. 2002 A synonymic catalog of the neotropical Crabronidae and Sphecidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Arquivos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 37:1-139. (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); Portuondo Ferrer & Fernández Triana, 2004Portuondo Ferrer, E. & J.L. Fernández Triana 2004 Biodiversidad del orden Hymenoptera en los macizos montañosos de Cuba oriental. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomólogica Aragonesa 35:121-136. (distribution); Fong et al., 2005 2005 Cuba: Siboney-Juticí. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 10. The Field Museum, Chicago. 1-209. (distribution); Genaro, 2006Genaro, J.A. 2006 Checklist and distribution patterns of apoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Sphecidae and Crabronidae) of Cuba. Zootaxa 1171:47-68. (distribution); Perez-Gelabert, 2008Perez-Gelabert, D.E. 2008 Arthropods of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti): A checklist and bibliography. Zootaxa 1831:1-530. (distribution); Rasmussen & Asenjo, 2009Rasmussen, C. & A. Asenjo 2009 A checklist to the wasps of Peru (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). ZooKeys 15:1-78. (distribution); Perez-Gelabert, 2020Perez-Gelabert, D.E. 2020 Checklist, bibliography and quantitative data of the arthropods of Hispaniola. Zootaxa 4749:1-668. (distribution). - As Pryonyx thomae: taxonomic concept. Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2019Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala-Barajas, H. Delfín-González & J.V. Horta-Vega 2019 Diversidad de avispas depredadoras en dos tipos de vegetación del estado de Yucatán en México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 90:1-11. (distribution). - As Pryonyx thomae: taxonomic concept. Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2019Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala-Barajas, H. Delfín-González & J.V. Horta-Vega 2019 Diversidad de avispas depredadoras en dos tipos de vegetación del estado de Yucatán en México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 90:1-11. (distribution).
Pepsis Crucis Fabricius, 1804:209, sex not indicated. America meridionalis Insulis (Mus. Dom. Lund, leg. Smidt).Lepeletier, 1845Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, A.L.M. 1845 Histoire naturelle des Insects. Suites à Buffon. Hyménoptères, III. Roret, Paris. 1-646.:342new combination - As Sphex crucis: Lepeletier, 1845Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, A.L.M. 1845 Histoire naturelle des Insects. Suites à Buffon. Hyménoptères, III. Roret, Paris. 1-646. (distribution); Smith, 1856Smith, F. 1856 Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV. Sphegidae, Larridae, and Crabronidae. London. 497 pp. (distribution).
Enodia pubidorsum Costa, 1862:69, ♂. Brasilia (Mus. Zool. Reg. Archig. Neap.). - As Chlorion pubidorsum: Fernald, 1942Fernald, H.T. 1942 Annotated list of Florida Sphecinae (Hym., Sphecidae). Entomological News 53 (10):286-291. (distribution); Krombein, 1950Krombein, K.V. 1950 An annotated list of wasps from Nags Head and the Kill Devil Hills (Hymenoptera Aculeata). Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 65:262-272. (distribution).
Priononyx thomae Antillarum Saussure, 1868:43, ♂♀. no location.
Priononyx thomae Mexicana Saussure, 1868:43, ♀. ♀, Mexico temperata, Mechoacan. - As Priononyx thomae mexicanus:
Sphex Edwardsi Cameron, 1903:230, ♂♀. Ambato, 8630 feet.
Sphex platensis Brèthes, 1908:146, ♂♀. Salta, Jujuy, Mendoza, Nov. Friburg (Mus. Nac. de Buenos Aires).
Sphex thomae altibia Strand, 1911:151, ♂. Holotype ♂, Equador, Envir. de Riobamba, 1901 (leg. Dr. P. Rivet).

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Literature

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  • Alayo, P.D. 1976 Introducción al estudio de los Himenópteros de Cuba - Superfamilia Sphecoidea. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Instituto de Zoologia, Serie Biologica 67:1-46.
  • Amarante, S.T.P. 2002 A synonymic catalog of the neotropical Crabronidae and Sphecidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Arquivos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 37:1-139.
  • 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.
  • Askew, R.R. 1994 The Insects of the Cayman Islands. In: Brunt, M.A. & Davies J.E. (Ed.). The Cayman Islands. Natural History and Biogeography. .
  • Brèthes, J. 1909 Sobre algunos Esfégidos del grupo de Sphex Thomae. Anales del Museo de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires ser. 3 (10):143-148.
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  • Cresson, E.T. 1872 Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4:153-292.
  • Dalla Torre, C.G. 1897 Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VIII: Fossores (Sphegidae). Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig. 1-749.
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  • Dewitz, H. 1881 Hymenopteren von Portorico. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 25:197-208.
  • Elliott, N., F. Kurczewski, S. Claflin, & P. Salbert 1979 Preliminary annotated list of the wasps of San Salvador Island, The Bahamas, with a new species of Cerceris (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae, Scoliidae, Vespidae, Pompilidae, Sphecidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 81 (3):352-365.
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  • Fernald, H.T. 1942 Annotated list of Florida Sphecinae (Hym., Sphecidae). Entomological News 53 (10):286-291.
  • Fernández 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 Entomólogica Aragonesa 31:43-48.
  • Fernández-C., F 2000 Nuevos registros de avispas Sphecidae y Pompilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Vespoidea) para Colombia. Caldasia 22 (1):142-145.
  • 2005 Cuba: Siboney-Juticí. Rapid Biological Inventories Report 10. The Field Museum, Chicago. 1-209.
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  • Genaro, J.A. 2006 Checklist and distribution patterns of apoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Sphecidae and Crabronidae) of Cuba. Zootaxa 1171:47-68.
  • Gundlach, J. 1887 Apuntes para la fauna Puerto-Riqueña. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 16 (1):115-199.
  • Kohl, F.F. 1890 Die Hymenopterengruppe der Sphecinen. I. Monographie der natürlichen Gattung Sphex Linné (sens. lat.). Ann. Nat. Mus. Wien 5:77-194, 317-462.
  • Krombein, K.V. 1950 An annotated list of wasps from Nags Head and the Kill Devil Hills (Hymenoptera Aculeata). Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 65:262-272.
  • Krombein, 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.
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  • Maldonado, J. & Navarro, C.A. 1967 Additions and corrections to Wolcott's 'Insects of Puerto Rico'. Caribbean Journal of Science 7 (1-2):45-64.
  • Perez-Gelabert, D.E. 2008 Arthropods of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti): A checklist and bibliography. Zootaxa 1831:1-530.
  • Perez-Gelabert, D.E. 2020 Checklist, bibliography and quantitative data of the arthropods of Hispaniola. Zootaxa 4749:1-668.
  • Portuondo Ferrer, E. & J.L. Fernández Triana 2004 Biodiversidad del orden Hymenoptera en los macizos montañosos de Cuba oriental. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomólogica Aragonesa 35:121-136.
  • Rasmussen, C. & A. Asenjo 2009 A checklist to the wasps of Peru (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). ZooKeys 15:1-78.
  • Rohwer, 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.
  • Saussure, H.de 1868 Hymenoptera. Familien der Vespiden, Sphegiden, Pompiliden, Crabroniden und Heterogynen. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde. 1857–1859. Zoologischer Theil. part 1. Wien. 138 pp., 4 pl.
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  • Smith, F. 1856 Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV. Sphegidae, Larridae, and Crabronidae. London. 497 pp.
  • Starr, 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.
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