Insect biodiversity of the Socotra Archipelago – underlined and counted
The diversity of insects in Socotra is briefly commented on and compared with the nearest archipelago – the Seychelles.
Overview of the distribution and biogeography of Crabronidae in Turkey (Hymenoptera: Aculeata)
- Biology, Geography
Faunistic and systematic studies on Crabronidae of Turkey are reviewed and the distribution and biogeography of the Turkish Crabronid wasp fauna is analyzed, finding species composition, diversity and proportion of endemism varies considerably between the biogeographic subregions of the country.
STATUS OF THE POTENTIALLY INVASIVE ASIAN SPECIES SCELIPHRON DEFORME IN EUROPE , AND AN UPDATE ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF S . CURVATUM ( HYMENOPTERA : SPHECIDAE )
We reviewed the distribution of the two Asian species of the genus Sceliphron Klug, introduced into Europe in the late 1970s to early 1980s: S. (Hensenia) curvatum (Smith) and S. (Hensenia) deforme…
Further New Zealand Records of Sceliphron (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)
Interception records for Sceliphron spp in New Zealand are summarised and 4 (possibly 5) additional species are recorded. A temporary population of S. assimile may have established for one generation…
Wasps of the genus Sceliphron (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) intercepted in New Zealand
Notes are given on nests with live diapausing prepupae of Sceliphron (Sceliphrons) laetum, S. (S.) caementarium and S.formosum intercepted in New Zealand.
Erroneous record of the mud-dauber wasp, Sceliphron laetum (Hymenoptera : Sphecidae), in New Zealand
The mud-dauber wasp, Sceliphron laetum (F. Smith), was erroneously recorded from New Zealand. It does not occur there.