A review of the genus Bicyrtes (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Nyssoninae, Bembicini)

Richard M. Bohart


Bicyrtes is a moderate-sized bembicine sand wasp which is restricted to the New World. The 27 known species include 4 new ones: B. brasiliana (Brazil), B. chilicola (Chile and Peru), B. paranae (South America), and B. venezuelae (Venezuela). Some characters not previously used are found in the descriptions and the key to species, amplified by 46 illustrations.

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