A synopsis of Central American and Caribbean Oxybelus (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae)

Richard M. Bohart


The 37 recognized Oxybetus of Central America and the Caribbean are listed, a key given, and the critical thoracic projections figured for many of the species. New species are coloratus (Mexico), irwini (El Salvador), janaicae (Jamaica), melanitus (Mexico), morrisoni (Puerto Rico), propodealis (Honduras), rhodopyga (Mexico), and romingeri (Hispaniola) New synonyms of mexicanus Robertson 1889 are frontalis Robertson 1889, bugabensis Cameron 1891, and longispina, Cameron 1891.

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