Ageniella Banks, 1912

Waichert, Cecilia, Colombo, Wesley Dondoni, Von Dohlen, Carol D. & Pitts, James P., 2018, Taxonomic contributions to Ageniella Banks, 1912 (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) from Brazil, Zootaxa 4403 (1), pp. 133-153: 134-136

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4403.1.8

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scientific name

Ageniella Banks, 1912
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Genus Ageniella Banks, 1912  

TypE SpEcIES: Pompilus acceptus   CrESSON, 1867, AMEr. ENt. SOc. TraNS., vOL. 1, p. 130. [HOLOtypE: ♀, U.S.A., GEOrgIa ( ANSP), ExaMINEd], by OrIgINaL dESIgNatION.

Diagnosis. ThIS gENUS caN bE REcOgNIZEd bY haVINg SpEcIES WITh ThE bOdY SIZE RaNgINg fROm SmaLL TO LaRgE; ThE cLYpEUS IS USUaLLY ROUNdEd OR TRUNcaTE; aNd ThE pROpOdEUm IS ROUNdEd IN pROfILE VIEW. AddITIONaLLY, fEmaLES haVE ThE apIcaL TERgITE cOVEREd WITh SETaE aNd mENTUm WITh OR WIThOUT ThIN SETaE; aNd maLES haVE ThE gENITaLIa WITh paRamERES aLmOST aS LONg aS ThE EdEagUS, cOVEREd WITh LONg EREcT SETaE.

A TOTaL Of SIx SUbgENERa aNd 40 SpEcIES Of Ageniella   OccUR IN BRaZIL, Of ThESE, 25 SpEcIES aRE ENdEmIc ( TabLE 1).

MaLE SpEcImENS aRE VERY SImILaR TO Each OThER, dOUbTfULLY aSSIgNEd TO fEmaLE SpEcImENS aNd TaxONOmIcaLLY dIffIcULT TO IdENTIfY. A kEY fOR maLES IS NOT RELIabLE aNd WILL NOT bE pRESENTEd hEREIN.

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

NOT

Nottingham City Natural History Museum