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* boregensis perniger Williams. Calif. (Thousand Palms). Plenoculus boregensis perniger Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc.

31: 21. . cockerellii Fox. Southern Calif. to western Tex.; Mexico (Baja California,

Guerrero). Prey: Pyralid larvae. Taxonomy: Williams, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p. 15, figs. 4, 14, 15, 16, 42,

48, 50, 51, 70, 80. ū. *cuneatus Williams. Southern Calif. and Nev. Plenoculus cuneatus Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 12, figs.

10, 17, 18, 24, 25. 4, . davisi atlanticus Viereck. Prey: Nymphal and adult mirids, Phytocoris sp.

(Mirinae). davisi davisi Fox. Western Pa. Prey: mature and nymphal mirids (Mirinae,

Phylinae, Orthotylinae), immature aphids (?). Plenoculus abdominalis Ashmead (syn. by Williams, 1960, loc. cit. supra,

p. 43). Plenoculus apicalis Williams (syn. by Williams, 1960, loc. cit. supra, p.

44). Taxonomy: Evans, 1959a, loc. cit. supra, pp. 166-167, figs. 54-59 (larva).

Biology: Evans, 1961. Ent. News 72: 223-228. *davisi gracilis Williams. Calif. (Riverside Co.). Plenoculus davisi gracilis Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 42,

fig. 54. 9. *davisi mojavensis Williams. Southern Calif., Ariz., N. Mex. Plenoculus davisi mojarensis Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc.

31: 39, figs. 86, 88. 4, . *davisi transversus Williams. Calif. (Tulare and Riverside Counties). Plenoculus davisi transversus Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31:

40, figs. 8, 57, 59. $. *deserti Williams. Southern Calif. Plenoculus deserti Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 26, figs.

85, 87. 3, Q. *palmarum Williams. Southern Calif. Plenoculus palmarum Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 22, figs.

9, 36, 37, 71, 73, 78. 6, propinquus Fox. Nev., Oreg., Wash. Utah. *sinuatus Williams. Southern Calif. Plenoculus sinuatus Williams 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 7, figs. 30,

32, 35. 4, 8. *stygius Williams. Southern Calif. and Ariz. Prey: small mirid bug. Plenoculus stygius Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 31, figs.

5, 62, 90. $,. *timberlakei Williams. Southern Calif. and Ariz. Plenoculus tinberlakei Williams, 1960. Calif. Acad. Sci. Proc. 31: 11, figs. 2, 11, 19-22, 31, 38, 47, 49, 52, 77.4, .

Genus SOLIERELLA Spinola, pp. 942–944 blaisdelli (Bridwell). Taxonomy: Evans, 1958, loc. cit. supra, p. 123, fig. 42 (larva).-Evans,

1964, loc. cit. supra, p. 285 (larva). *boregensis Williams, Calif. (San Diego Co.). Solierella boregensis Williams, 1958. Pan-Pacific Ent. 34: 208, fig. 2. 4,

8. ? flavomaculata (Cameron). Transf. to Alysson, p. 981. fossor (Rohwer). Ariz. inermis (Cresson). N. C., Fla. Change Lygaeidae to Miridae in Catalog, p.

943.

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* mandibularis Williams. Replaced by prosopidis Williams.
*masoni Williams. Calif. (Thousand Palms).
Solierella masoni Williams, 1959. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 61: 74, 5 figs.

4, Q. mirifica Pate.

Taxonomy: Williams. 1962. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 64: 185-186 (9). plenoculoides plenoculoides (Fox). Ariz. Change fall to gall in rearing data. * prosopidis Williams. Calif. (San Bernardino Co.). On flowers of Proscpis. * Solierella mandibularis Williams, 1958. Pan-Pacific Ent. 34: 212, figs.

4, 4a. 4. Preocc. Solierella prosopidis Williams, 1959. Pan-Pacific Ent. 35: 116. N. name. semirugosa Williams. Calif. (San Diego, Riverside and Yolo Counties). On

flowers of Euphorbia polycarpa. Solierella semirugosa Williams, 1958. Pan-Pacific Ent. 34: 210, figs.

3-3d. 4, 6. vierecki (Rohwer). Ariz.

Genus NITELOPTERUS Ashmead, p. 944
californicus (Ashmead). Ariz.
*evansi Krombein. Wyo., Wash. Prey: Dictyna sp.

Nitelopterus evansi Krombein, 1963. Ent. News 74: 61. f.
Biology: Evans, 1963. Ent. News 74: 234-236, figs. 1-2.

Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, p. 283, figs. 88-92 (larva). slossonae barberi Krombein. Prey: small or immature Linyphiidae, Lycosidae

and Salticidae. Biology: Krombein and Kurczewski, 1963. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 76:

140-143.—Krombein, 1964. Amer. Mus. Novitates 2201: 14-15.
Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, pp. 283-284 (larva).
slossonae slossonae Ashmead. Prey: small, mostly immature, Lycosidae,

Dictynidae, Salticidae and Linyphiidae.
Biology: Krombein and Kurczewski, 1963, loc. cit. supra, pp. 140-143.-
Krombein, 1964. Amer. Mus. Novitates 2201: 13-14.

Genus NITELA Latreille, pp. 944–945
virginiensis Rohwer. Mich.
Taxonomy: Krombein, 1958. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 60: 60. 8.

TACHYTES subgenus TACHYTES Panzer, pp. 945–946
Taxonomy: Bohart, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 117-129, 26 figs. (pepticus

group).
aurulentus (Fabricius). Transf. to Tachytes subg. Tachyplena, p. 946, where

it replaces mandibularis Patton. N. B., aurulentus Auctt. is re

placed by austrinus Banks. austrinus Banks. Replaces aurulentus Auctt., nec Fabricius. basirufus Rohwer. Colo., Utah, Nev., Ariz., Calif.; Mexico (Hidalgo). brevipilis Banks. Syn. of sayi Banks. *californicus Bohart. Calif., Oreg., Idaho. Tachytes californicus Bohart, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 125, figs. 15

17. Ê, $. elongatus elongatus Cresson.

Taxonomy: Evans, 1958a, loc. cit. supra, pp. 116-117, figs. 9-17 (larva). exornatus Fox. Prey: Conalcea (?) sp., nymph.

Biology: Krombein, 1960. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. Bul. 55: 75.
fulviventris fulviventris Cresson. N. Dak. south to Tex., west to Wyo., Utah,

N. Mex.; Mexico (Oaxaca). Another subsp. occurs in Baja Cali-
fornia.

fulviventris inferioris Banks. Syn. of pepticus pepticus (Say). hesperus Banks. Syn. of sayi Banks. *nevadensis Bohart. Nev., Calif., Oreg., Wash. Tachytes nevadensis Bohart, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 124, figs. 21-23.

a, 9. pennsylvanicus Banks. N. Y. to Va. west to Idaho, Colo., N. Mex., Oreg.,

B. C. Tachytes pepticus (Say), in part, of Catalog. (T. 'pennsylvanicus Banks

a valid sp., teste Bohart, 1962, loc. cit. supra, p. 122). *pepticus chelatus Bohart. Ariz., Utah. Tachytes pepticus chelatus Bohart, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 120, figs.

5, 6, 7. 8. 9. pepticus pepticus (Say), changed status. Ill. and Ind. only. Tachytes pepticus (Say). Reduced to subsp. rank (teste Bohart, 1962,

loc. cit. supra, p. 119). N. B. T. pennsylvanicus Banks is a valid

sp. not a syn. Tachytes fulviventris inferioris (Banks) (syn. by Bohart, 1962, loc. cit.

supra, p. 119). pepticus sericatus Cresson, changed status. N. C. to Fla., Ala., Tex., Kans.,

Nebr., Colo.
Tachytes sericatus Cresson. Reduced to subsp. rank (teste Bohart, 1962,

loc. cit. supra, p. 120). sayi Banks. Western U. S. and B. C. east to Iowa, Kans., Tex.; Mexico (Baja

California).
Tachytes hesperus Banks (syn. by Bohart, 1962, loc. cit. supra, p. 129).

Tachytes brevipilis Banks (syn. by Bohart, 1962, loc. cit. supra, p. 129). *sculleni Bohart. Western Tex. to southern Calif., Nev.

Tachytes sculleni Bohart, 1962. Pan-Pacific Ent. 38: 126, figs. 8-11. Ô, 4. sericatus Cresson. A subsp. of pepticus (Say). spatulatus Fox. Colo., N. Mex., Ariz., Utah, Nev., Wyo., Calif.

Tachytes utahensis Banks (syn. by Bohart, 1962, loc. cit. supra, p. 128). utahensis Banks. Syn. of spatulatus Fox.

TACHYTES subgenus TACHYPLENA Banks, pp. 946–947 aurulentus (Fabricius). Transf. from Tachytes subg. Tachytes, p. 945. Tachytes (Tachyplena) mandibularis Patton (syn. by van der Vecht,

1961. Zool. Verhandl. Rijksmus. Natuurlijke Hist. Leiden, No. 48,

pp. 11-12). Taxonomy: Evans, 1958a, loc. cit. supra, p. 117, figs. 18-20 (larva). crassus Patton. Md. (Plummers Is.). Prey: Orchelimum sp.

Biology: Krombein, 1961. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. Bul. 56: 64.

Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, pp. 285-286, figs. 96-98 (larva). distinctus Smith.

Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, pp. 286-287 (larva). ermineus Banks. Idaho. harpax Patton. Pa. mandibularis Patton. Syn. of aurulentus (Fabricius).

TACHYTES subgenus TACHYNANA Banks, pp. 947–948 abdominalis (Say). Idaho. pattoni Banks. Idaho.

TACHYTES subgenus TACHYOIDES Banks, p. 948 mergus Fox. Ala. Nests in pure sand with high water table. Prey: Immature

and adult Tridactylus apicalis Say, T. minutus Scud. Biology: Krombein and Kurczewski, 1963. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 76: 143150, figs. 1-3. Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, pp. 287-288, figs. 85-87 (larva).

Genus LARROPSIS Patton, pp. 948–949
Revision: Bohart and Bohart, 1952. Ent. Soc. Wash. Proc. 64: 21.-37,

32 figs. (subg. Ancistromma). aurantia (Fox). Alta. east to N. Dak., south to Ariz. and Kans. Prey:

Ceuthophilus fusiformis Scudd. (Ancistromma) * bradleyi Bohart and Bohart. Oreg., Calif. (Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) bradleyi Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 25, figs. 20, 21, 31. f, g. capax (Fox). B. C., Alta., east to N. Dak., south to Calif., Kans. and N. Mex.

Prey: Céuthophilus sp., nymph. (Ancistromma) *corrugata Bohart and Bohart. B. C., Oreg., Calif. (Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) corrugata Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 31, figs. 3, 18, 19, 27. f, g. distincta (Smith). Transcont., B. C. to Maine, south_to Calif., Kans., N. C.

Nest in natural cavities in coarse soil. Prey: Adult Nemobius

fasciatus (DeG.). (Ancistromma) Taxonomy: Evans, 1958a, loc. cit. supra, pp. 119-120, figs. 29-38 (larva).

Biology: Evans, 1958c. Ent. News 69: 197-200. *granulosa Bohart and Bohart. Calif., Nev., Idaho, Ariz., N. Mex.

(Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) granulosa Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 33, figs. 4, 6, 7, 28. f, ô. *hurdi Bohart and Bohart. Calif. (Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) hurdi Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 34, figs. 5, 8, 9, 30. 9, s. *platynota Bohart and Bohart. Ariz (Tucson). (Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) platynota Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 35, figs. 24, 32. 4. portiana Rohwer. Western Tex., N. Mex. (Ancistromma) rubens Mickel. Syn. of sericifrons (H. S. Smith). seririfrons (H. S. Smith). Nebr., Wyo., Tex., N. Mex., Ariz. (Ancistromma) Larropsis rubens Mickel (syn. by Bohart and Bohart, 1962, loc. cit. supra,

p. 36). *shappirioi Bohart and Bohart. D. C., Va. (Ancistromma) Larropsis (Ancistromma) shappirioi Bohart and Bohart, 1962. Ent. Soc.

Wash. Proc. 64: 37, figs. 14, 15, 28. f, g. tenuicornis (Smith). Idaho. (Larropsis)

TACHYSPHEX subgenus TACHYSPHEX Kohl, pp. 949-953 amplus Fox. Nev., Idaho. apicalis Fox. Ga., N. C. Nests in nearly vertical sand banks, usually near

water courses, and stores nymphs of many genera of Acrididae

and adults of Melanoplus. Taxonomy: Evans, 1964, loc. cit. supra, pp. 288-289, figs. 99-103 (larva).

Biology: Krombein, 1964. Amer. Mus. Novitates 2201. 15. ashmeadii Fox. Tex., N. Mex., Ariz., Idaho, Wyo. Prey: Juvenile Acrididae

(Metator sp.). belfragei (Cresson). Fla. Prey: Nymphs of Tettigoniidae (Conocephalus sp.). *boharti Krombein. N. C., Fla. Nests in loose sand near water courses. Prey:

Nymphs of Acrididae (Psinidia fenestralis (Serv.), Scirtetica

marmorata picta Scud., Chortophaga sp.).
Tachysphex boharti Krombein, 1963. Ent. News 74: 177. %, 8.
Biology: Krombein, 1963, loc. cit. supra, pp. 179-180.

*cockerellae Rohwer. Calif.; Guatemala.

Tachysphex cockerellae Rohwer, 1914. U. S. Natl. Mus. Proc. 47: 518. g. coquilletti Rohwer. Colo., Tex. Prey: Nymphs of Mantidae (Litaneutria sp.). eldoradensis Rohwer. Idaho. exsectus Fox. Colo., Tex. fusus Fux. Introd. in Hawaii. Prey: Nymphs of Acrididae (Chortophaga,

Oxya (?)). Biology: Rau and Rau, 1918. Wasp Studies Afield, pp. 149-150. *hurdi Bohart. Oreg., Calif.; Mexico (Baja California). Tachysphex hurdi Bohart, 1962. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 75: 33, figs. 13

15. Ô, f. laevifrons (Smith). Nests in flat or slightly sloping sand. Prey: Immature

Melanoplus (Acrididae). *linsleyi Bohart. Calif., Nev., Wyo., Ariz., N. Mex., Tex. Nests in sandy

soil. Prey: Immature Acrididae. Tachysphex linsleyi Bohart, 1962. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 75: 35, figs.

7-9. Ô, f. montanus (Cresson). Idaho. Prey: Nymphal Acrididae (Oedaleonotus). mundus Fox. N. J. nigrior Fox. Oreg. parvulus (Cresson). N. Mex. pechumani Krombein. Nests in sandy or gravelly soil. Prey: Nymphal and

adult Acrididae. *powelli Bohart. Calif. Tachysphex powelli Bohart, 1962. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 75: 35, figs.

1-3. Ô, f. propinquus Viereck. Prey: Adult Acrididae (Phlibostroma sp.). quebecensis (Provancher). Wis., Minn., N. Dak., Calif. Prey: Immature

Acrididae (Camnula, Melanoplus).
Biology: Peckham and Peckham, 1905. Wasps, Social and Solitary, pp.

263-264. * schlingeri Bohart. Calif., Nev., Idaho, Wyo. Tachysphex schlingeri Bohart, 1962. Biol. Soc. Wash. Proc. 75: 36, figs.

4-6. Ô, f. semirufus (Cresson). Prey: Nymphal Acrididae (Melanoplus). sepulcralis Williams. Ga., W. Va., Pa., N. Y., N. H. Nests in sandy soil

covered with vegetation. Prey: Nymphal Acrididae (Melanoplus). similis Rohwer. Nests in open sand. Prey: Immature Acrididae of many

genera. Biology: Krombein, 1964. Amer. Mus. Novitates 2201: 15-17, fig. 1. tarsatus (Say). Delete immature Mantidae as prey. Nests in a variety of

sandy soils. Prey: Immature Acrididae of many genera, and

adult Melanoplus. Biology: Peckham and Peckham, 1905. Wasps, Social and Solitary, pp.

261-263. tenuipunctus Fox. Nests in sandy rangeland. Prey: Immature Acrididae

(Aulocara, Melanoplus, Oedaleonotus). Biology: Newton, 1956. jour. Econ. Ent. 49: 615-619. terminatus (Smith). Que., N. S., P. E. I. Nests in open sand. Prey: Nymphal

Acrididae of many genera,
Taxonomy: Evans, 1958a, loc. cit. supra, p. 118, figs. 21-28 (larva).
Biology: Rau and Rau, 1918. Wasp Studies Afield, pp. 144-149.-Rau,

1927. Acad. Sci. St. Louis Trans. 25: 188-190.

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