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texanum (Fouts), n. comb. Transf. from Leptacis Foerster, p. 718 (teste L.

Masner), varipes (Harrington), n. comb. Transf. from Sactogaster Foerster, p. 716 (teste L. Masner).

Genus LEPTACIS Foerster, pp. 716-718 Ectadius Foerster, 1856. Remove from syn.; place as syn. of Synopeas

Forester (teste Masner, 1964. Acta Soc. Ent. Čechosl. 61: 149). Synopeas Foerster, 1856. Remove from syn.; a valid genus (teste

Masner, 1966. Rev. de Zool. et de Bot. Africaines 62:3). Anopedias Foerster, 1856. Remove from syn.; a valid genus without

known Nearctic species (teste L. Masner). Xestonotus Foerster, 1856. Syn. by Masner, 1964, loc. cit. supra, p. 151. Polymecus Foerster, 1856. Remove from syn.; syn. of Anopedias (unne

cessarily proposed replacement name). Dolichotrypes Crawford and Bradley, 1911. Remove from syn.; place as

syn. of Synopeas Foerster (teste L. Masner, 1964, loc. cit. supra,

p. 149.) Xestonotidea Gahan, 1919. Syn. by Masner, 1964, loc. cit. supra, p. 6,

151. Axestonotus Kieffer, 1926. Syn. by Masner, 1964, loc. cit. supra, p. 151. *Proleptacis Kieffer, 1926. Das Tierreich, Lief. 48, pp. xxi, 562, 632. Syn. by Masner, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 3.

Type: Leptacis foersteri Kieffer. By orig. desig.
* Anacoryphe Debauche, 1947. Soc. Ent. de Belg. Bul. et Ann. 83: 247.

Treated as subgenus by Masner, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 3.
Type: Anacoryphe orchymonti Debauche. By monotypy and

orig. desig. *Mandraka Risbec, 1953. Inst. Sci. de Madagascar Mem. 3: 343. Treated

as subgenus by Masner, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 3.

Type: Mandraka pauliani Risbec. By monotypy. Taxonomy: Masner, 1960, loc. cit. supra, pp. 1-34 (revision of the Afri

can species). abdominator Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. aciculata Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. andriciphila (Ashmead). Transf. from Xestonotidea Gahan, p. 716 (teste

Ghesquière, 1948. Soc. Ent. de Belg. Bul. et Ann. 84: 42). angustula Fouts. Transf, to Synopeas Foerster. ashmeadii (Dalla Torre). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. auripes (Ashmead). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. bradleyi Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. breviventris Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. carinator Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. cynipsiphila Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. dubiosa Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. flavicornis Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. floridana Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. globata Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. hopkinsi (Crawford and Bradley). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. incerta (Ashmead). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. longiventris Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. maculipes (Ashmead). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. nigripes (Ashmead). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster. pennsylvanica Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.

pubescens Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.
punctata Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.
ru fiscapus (Ashmead). Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.
rugosiceps Kieffer. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.
siriatifrons Ashmead. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.
texana Fouts. Transf. to Synopeas Foerster.

Superfamily BETHYLOIDEA

Family CHRYSIDIDAE
Biology: Krombein, 1958. Amer. Ent. Soc. Trans. 84: 141-168, 2 pls.

(spp. of coastal N. C.).

Genus OMALUS Panzer, pp. 718-719 *Philoctetes Abeille de Perrin, 1870. Soc. Linn. Lyon Ann. 26, sup.: 26.

Type: Holopyga (Philoctetes) cicatrix Abeille de Perrin. De

sig. by Ashmead, 1902.
Diplorrhos Aaron, 1885. Amer. Ent. Soc. Trans. 12: 216.

Type: Diplorrhos plicatus Aaron. By monotypy.
*Ellampus subg. Dictenulus Semenov, 1932. Soc. Ent. Ross. Hor. 42: 6.

Type: Ellampus (Dictenulus) specularis Semenov. Orig desig. Revision: Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc. Amer. Ann. 53: 235-250,

30 figs. aeneus (Fabricius). Canada and U. S. south to Ga., N. Mex. and Ariz.,

chiefly in_Canadian and Transition Zones, occasionally Upper Austral; Europe. Hosts: Pemphredon sp. and Passaloecus sp. in U. S.; Stigmus, Passaloecus and Pemphredon in Europe.

(Omalus) Chrysis aeneus Fabricius, 1787. Mant. Ins. 1: 284. Omalus laeviventris Cresson (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit.

supra, p. 238). Omalus diversus Aaron (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit.

supra, p. 238). auratus (Linnaeus). N. Y. south to S. C., Ohio, Ind. Hosts: Pemphredon

(Cemonus) 1. lethifer (Shuck.) and Passaloecus turionum Dahlb.
in U. S.; in Europe Pemphredon (P.) lugubris F., Pemphredon
(Cemonus) unicolor F., Trypoxylon figulum F. and T. attenuatum

Sm.—the latter two records are very dubious. (Pseudomalus)
Sphex aurata Linnaeus, 1758. Syst. Nat., ed. 10, p. 572.
Omalus sinuosus (Say) (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit.

supra, p. 241. Note that 0. janus is removed from syn. and revali-
dated with 0. corruscans (Norton) and 0. purpuratus (Pro-

vancher) as syns.).
Taxonomy: Krombein, 1959. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. Bul. 54: 95-96.

Biology: Thomas, 1962. Ent. News 73: 217-218. *butleri Bohart and Campos. Ariz., N. Mex., Utah, Colo., B. C., Ind., N. Y.

(Omalus) Omalus (Omalus) butleri Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc. Amer.

Ann. 53: 240, figs. 6, 17. 4, . cressoni (Aaron). Oreg., Calif., Ariz., Colo., Utah, Mont., Nebr. Hosts: Xy

locelia occidentalis (Fox), Pemphredon giffardi (Roh.), Stigmus

inordinatus Fox. (Diplorrhos) Biology: Powell, 1964. Wasmann Jour. Biol. 21: 172-173. diversus Aaron. Syn. of aeneus (Fabricius). In orig. citation for diversus,

change to .

*downeyi Bohart and Campos. Oreg., Calif., Nev., chiefly in Canadian Zone.

(Diplorrhos) Omalus (Diplorrhos) downeyi Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc.

Amer. Ann. 53: 246, figs. 5, 8. , f. glomeratus (du Buysson). Calif. to Wash., east to Idaho, Colo., N. Mex.

Host: Stigmus inordinatus Fox. (Omalus) *granti Bohart and Campos. Calif., Ariz., N. Mex., Nev., Colo. (Diplorrhos) Omalus (Diplorrhos) granti Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc. Amer.

Ann. 53: 247, fig. 19. 8, f. intermedius (Aaron). Mont., Md. Host: Xylocelia virginiana Roh. Transf.

from Elampus Spinola. (Diplorrhos) Biology: Krombein, 1963. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 65: 264. iridescens (Norton). Throughout Canada and U. S., in Canadian, Transition

and Austral Zones. Hosts: Stigmus inordinatus Fox, S. ameri

canus Pack., Diodontus trisculcus Fox. (Omalus) janus (Haldeman). Canada and U. S. south to Calif., Ariz., N. C., chiefly in

Canadian and Transition Zones. Host: Pemphredon (P.) concolor
Say, P. (P.) errans Roh., P. (Cemonus) giffardi (Roh.). (Pseudo-

malus)
Omalus sinuosus (Say) of Catalog, in part. 0. janus not a syn. (teste

Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 242).
Elampus coruscans Norton (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit.

supra, p. 242). Note that coruscans was misspelled in orig. cit.

under sinuosus in Catalog. Elampus purpuratus Provancher (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc.

cit. supra, p. 242). Omalus semicircularis Aaron (syn. by Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit.

supra, p. 242). *krombeini Bohart and Campos. Ariz., southern Calif. (Diplorrhos) Omalus (Diplorrhos) krombeini Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc.

Amer. Ann. 53: 247, figs. 3, 13. Ô, f. laeviventris Cresson. Syn, of aeneus (Fabricius). *macswaini Bohart and Campos. Alaska, Canada and U. S. south to Calif.,

Ariz. and Ga. Hosts: Stigmus americanus Pack., Pemphredon (Cemonus) 1. lethifer (Shuck.), ? P. (C.) harbecki Roh. (Pseudo

malus) Omalus (Pseudomalus) macswaini Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc.

Amer. Ann. 53: 244, fig. 22. Ô, . Biology: Krombein, 1960. Ent. News 71: 32-33. plicatus (Aaron). Alaska, Canada, western and northern U. S. south to

Calif., N. Mex., Minn., Mich., N. Y. (Diplorrhos) semicircularis Aaron. Syn. of janus (Haldeman). seminudus (Aaron). Alaska, B. C. south to Calif., Idaho, Ont. Transf. from

Elampus Spinola. (Diplorrhos) sinuosum (Say). Syn. of auratus (Linnaeus). N. B.: 0. janus Haldeman is

removed from syn. and revalidated, with 0. corruscans Norton)

and O. purpuratus (Provancher) as synonyms. (Pseudomalus) speculum (Say). Wash.. Oreg., Calif., Colo. (Diplorrhos) *telfordi Bohart and Campos. Tex. to southern Calif., Nev. (Diplorrhos) Omalus (Diplorrhos) telfordi Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc.

Amer. Ann. 53: 249, figs. 14, 27. ô, f. *trilobatus Bohart and Campos. B. C. and Idaho south to Calif., Ariz. and

Colo., in Canadian, Transition and Upper Sonoran Zones. Host:

Pemphredon (Cemonus) giffardi (Roh.). (Pseudomalus) Omalus (Pseudomalus) trilobatus Bohart and Campos, 1960. Ent. Soc.

Amer. Ann. 53: 245, figs. 4, 15, 25, 28. Ô, .

variatus (Aaron). Western N. Amer. in Canadian, Transition and Upper

Sonoran Zones. Host: Stigmus inordinatus Fox. (Diplorrhos)

Genus ELAMPUS Spinola, p. 719 intermedius (Aaron). Transf. to Omalus, p. 718. seminudus (Aaron). Transf. to Omalus, p. 718.

Genus Diplorrhos Aaron, p. 719 Transferred with component species to Omalus as a subgenus (teste Bohart and Campos, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 236).

Genus HEDYCHRIDIUM Abeille de Perrin, p. 720 amabile Cockerell. Ariz., Nev. fletcheri Bodenstein. Ala., B. C. polygoni Rohwer. Transf. to Hedychrum Latreille, p. 720.

Genus HEDYCHRUM Latreille, pp. 720—721 continuum Aaron. Fla. polygoni (Rohwer). Transferred from Hedychridium Abeille de Perrin, p. 720

(teste K. V. Krombein who examined type). violaceum Brullé. Host: ? Cerceris halone Bks. In citation of wiltii Cresson,

change to g.

Genus CHRYSURA Dahlbom I=Chrysis subg. Chrysura Dahlbom of Catalog, p. 721) Raised to generic rank (Krombein, 1963. Ent. News 74: 149). doriae Gribodo. Hosts: Trypoxylon (T.) bidentatum Fox, T. (T.) sculleni

Sandh. Kans., Tex.; Mexico. *kyrae Krombein. Md., Va., Mo. (?), Ind. Host: Osmia (O.) l. lignaria Say.

Chrysura kyrae Krombein, 1963. Ent. News 74: 150. 8. $.

Biology: Krombein, 1963, loc. cit. supra, p. 152. pacifica (Say). Delete host record. tota Aaron. B. C.

CHRYSIS subgenus CHRYSOGONA Foerster, pp. 721-722 densa Cresson. Delete Pseudodynerus quadrisectus. (Say) as a host and add

Pseudomasaris vespoides (Cr.), P. zonalis (Čr.) and P. edwardsii

(Cr.). Biology: Hicks, 1927. Canad. Ent. 59: 78.-Hicks, 1929. Canad. Ent.

61: 122. perpulchra Cresson. Host: Sphex aberti (Hald.).

Biology: Hicks, 1932. Canad. Ent. 64: 145-151. verticalis Patton. Host: Trypoxylon backi Sandh. Biology: Thomas, 1962. Amer. Midland Nat. 67: 365-366.—Thomas,

1963. Mich. Acad. Sci., Arts, Letters, Papers 48: 127-130.

CHRYSIS subgenus DICHRYSIS Lichtenstein, p. 722 annulipes (Mocsáry). Syn. of bigeloviae Cockerell. bigeloviae Cockerell. Add & after orig. descr. mesillae Cockerell. Tex., Okla.; Mexico (Zacatecas). Add & after orig. Chrysis (Dichrysis) annulipes (Mocsáry) (listed in Sup. 1), n. syn.,

based on type examination by K. V. Krombein.
descr.

CHRYSIS subgenus CERATOCHRYSIS Cooper, Sup. 1, p. 95 enhuycki Cooper. Host: Leptochilus republicanus zendaloides (Robt.).

Biology: Krombein, 1959. Ent. News 70: 17-23.

CHRYSIS subgenus TRICHRYSIS Lichtenstein, p. 722 mucronata Brullé. Host: Trypoxylon (Trypargilum) t. tridentatum Pack.

Biology: Parker, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 140. parvula Fabricius. Add Preocc. after citation for virens Cresson.

Biology: Krombein, 1958. Amer. Ent. Soc. Trans. 84: 144.

CHRYSIS subgenus CHRYSIS Linnaeus, pp. 722-725 Taxonomy: Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 361-375, 25 figs. (sexdentate

forms). aaroni Mocsáry.

Chrysis (Pyria) nana Mocsáry (syn. by Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 375).

Taxonomy: Krombein, 1958. Amer. Ent. Soc. Trans. 84: 146. alabamensis Mocsáry. Transfer to *Neochrysis Linsenmaier as a syn. of pan

amensis (Cameron). *aridula Bohart. Ariz., southern Calif.

Chrysis aridula Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 364, figs. 1, 5, 17. , f. *arizonica Bohart. Ariz., Tex. Host: Stenodynerus (Parancistrocerus) tol

tecus (Sauss.). Chrysis arizonica Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 366, figs. 2, 10, 18, 19. , . *astralia Bohart. Calif., Nev., Utah, Ariz., N. Mex.; Mexico (Baja Califor

nia, Zacatecas). Chrysis astralia Bohart, 1964. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 77: 233, figs. 8, 13.

, f. *bequaerti Bohart. D. C., Ga., Ark., Mo., Ind., S. Dak. to Tex., N. Mex. Chrysis bequaerti Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 366, figs. 7, 9, 20, 21, 25.

8, 4. *cembricola Krombein. Pa., Md., D. C., Va., W. Va., N. C. Host: Sym

morphus canadensis (Sauss.). Chrysis (Chrysis) cembricola Krombein, 1958. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 60:

53, fig. 1. $, . Biology: Krombein, 1958, loc. cit. supra, pp. 57-58. clara Cresson. S. Dak., Colo., Wash. Transf. from Chrysis subg. Pyria Lepe

letier & Serville, p. 725. Taxonomy: Bohart, 1962. Acta Hym. 1: 367. *clypeata Mocsáry. Syn. of lauta Cresson. coerulans Fabricius. Hosts: Ancistrocerus spilogaster. Cam., A. tigris, cy

tainus (Cam.), A. tuberculocephalus sutterianus (Sauss.), Euodynerus leucomelas (Sauss.), E. f. foraminatus (Sauss.), E. f.

scutellaris (Sauss.), Stenodynerus acarophorus Boh. Biology: Parker, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 140.—Medler, 1964. Ent.

News 75: 26-27.—Medler, 1964. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 66:

209-215. cognata Gribodo. Syn. of intricata Brullé. *coloradica Bohart. Calif., Nev., Idaho. Host: Anthidium collectum Huard. Chrysis coloradica Bohart, 1964. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 77: 224. N.

name for pulcherrima Cresson, preocc., questionably placed in syn.

of lauta Cresson in Catalog. *crotema Bohart. N. Mex., Ariz.; Mexico (Zacatecas). Chrysis crotema Bohart, 1964. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 77: 228, figs. 5, 18.

19. Ô, f. decepta Rohwer. Syn. of pattoni Aaron.

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