A revision of the Australian digger wasps in the genus Sphex (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae)

@article{Drfel2015ARO,
  title={A revision of the Australian digger wasps in the genus Sphex (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae)},
  author={Thorleif H. D{\"o}rfel and Michael Ohl},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2015},
  pages={1 - 104}
}
Abstract The Australian species of the sphecid wasp genus Sphex are revised. Thirty-five species are recognized, of which 11 are new: Sphex argentatissimus, Sphex brevipetiolus, Sphex caelebs, Sphex corporosus, Sphex flammeus, Sphex fortunatus, Sphex gracilis, Sphex imporcatus, Sphex jucundus, Sphex latilobus and Sphex pretiosus. A dichotomous key covering all Australian species of the genus has been generated. The geographic distribution of all species is discussed based on all available… 
A study of the genus Sphex Linnaeus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) from India
TLDR
Key characters of the species present in India were studied from relevant literatures and working key was prepared for the identification of Indian species which is provided below.

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