Revision of Velvet Ant Genus Dilophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) by Using Molecular and Morphological Data, with Implications for Desert Biogeography

@inproceedings{Wilson2008RevisionOV,
  title={Revision of Velvet Ant Genus Dilophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) by Using Molecular and Morphological Data, with Implications for Desert Biogeography},
  author={Joseph S. Wilson and James P. Pitts},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Taxonomy of the wide-ranging Nearctic velvet ant genus Dilophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) is reviewed using molecular and morphological comparisons. The validity of the four designated subspecies of Dilophotopsis concolor (Cresson) is examined. Dilophotopsis concolor paron (Cameron) is morphologically and molecularly distinct from the other three subspecies, and it is raised to the species level [D. paron (Cameron), nov. stat.]. Dilophotopsis concolor crassa (Viereck) and… 
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