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Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865

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Rhopalosoma alvarengai Townes, 19779
Rhopalosoma angulare Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma bahianum Schulz, 19060
Rhopalosoma bolivianum Brues, 19430
Rhopalosoma breelandi Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma guianense Schulz, 19068
Rhopalosoma haitiense Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma hispaniola Lohrmann, in Lohrmann et al., 20190
Rhopalosoma impar Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma isopus Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma lanceolatum Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma minus Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma missionicum Ogloblin, 19510
Rhopalosoma nearcticum Brues, 19436
Rhopalosoma obliquum Townes, 19770
Rhopalosoma poeyi Cresson, 18655
Rhopalosoma scaposum Townes, 19778
Rhopalosoma simile Brues, 19430
Rhopalosoma sp. 1 Sarmiento, 20010
Rhopalosoma sp. 2 Sarmiento, 20010
Rhopalosoma sp. 3 Sarmiento, 20010
Rhopalosoma sp. 4 Sarmiento, 20010
Rhopalosoma sp. 5 Sarmiento, 20010
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  • Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp.:58. Type species: Rhopalosoma poeyi Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp., by monotypy.
  • Sibyllina Westwood, 1868Westwood, J.O. Descriptions of new genera and species of exotic Hymenoptera. Transaction of the Entomological Society of London part iv:327-332.:329. Type species: Sibyllina aenigmatica Westwood, 1868Westwood, J.O. Descriptions of new genera and species of exotic Hymenoptera. Transaction of the Entomological Society of London part iv:327-332. [ = Rhopalosoma poeyi Cresson, 1865Cresson, E.T. On the Hymenoptera of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4:200 pp.], by monotypy. Krombein et al.Krombein, K.V., P.D. Hurd, D.R. Smith & B.D. Burks Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1199-2209. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); GuidottiGuidotti, A.E. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); WestwoodWestwood, J.O. Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis; or illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects. Clarendon Press, Oxford. 205 pp., 40 pls. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); Poole & GentiliPoole, R.W. & P. Gentili Nomina insecta Nearctica. A Check List of the Insects of North America. Entomological Information Services, Rockville, Maryland. 1-793. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); Lohrmann et al.Lohrmann, V., M. Ohl, P. Michalik, J.P. Pitts, L. Jeanneau & V. Perrichot Notes on rhopalosomatid wasps of Dominican and Mexican amber (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a description of the first fossil species of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865. Fossil Record 22:31-44. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); TownesTownes, H.K. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); BerlandBerland, L. Note sur L’existence à Madagascar de Rhopalosomidae (Hymenoptères Aculeates). Mémoires de l’Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. Série A. Biologie Animale 5 (2):295-303. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865); KrombeinKrombein, K.V. Superfamily Sphecoidea. In: Muesebeck, K.V. Krombein, and H.K. Townes (Ed.). Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico (Synoptic Catalog). 937-1034. (listed as synonym of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865).

  • Anatomy: Quicke et al.Quicke, D.L.J., M.G. Fitton, J.R. Tunstead, S.N. Ingram & P.V. Gaitens Ovipositor structure and relationships within the Hymenoptera, with special reference to the Ichneumonoidea. Journal of Natural History 28:635-682. (transverse sections throug ovipositors); Basibuyuk & QuickeBasibuyuk, H.H. & D.L.J. Quicke Gross morphology of multiporous plate sensilla in the Hymenoptera (Insecta). Zoologica Scripta 28:51-67. (multiporous plate sensillum);
  • Checklist: FernándezFernández, F. Checklist of genera and subgenera of Aculeate Hymenoptera of the Neotropical Region (Hymenoptera: Vespomorpha). Biota Colombiana 2 (2):87-131.:117 (Neotropical Region);
  • Discussion: Turner & WaterstonTurner, R.E. & J. Waterston Notes on the hymenopterous families Bethylidae and Rhopalosomidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 8 (20):101-108.:107; Nel et al.Nel, A., D. Azar & S. Hervet A new rhopalosomatid wasp in the Paleocene of France (Hymenoptera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 46 (1-2):211-215.;
  • Distribution: Azevedo et al.Azevedo et al. Checklist of the genera of Hymenoptera (Insecta) from Espírito Santo state, Brazil. Bol. Mus. Biol. Mello Leitão (N. Sér.) 37 (3):313-343. (Espírito Santo state, Brazil); Lohrmann et al.Lohrmann, V., Q. Zhang, P. Michalik, J. Blaschke, P. Müller, L. Jeanneau, & V. Perrichot †Cretolixon – a remarkable new genus of rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea: Rhopalosomatidae) from chemically tested, mid-Cretaceous Burmese (Kachin) amber supports the monophyly of Rhopalosomatinae. Fossil Record 23:215-236. (Neotropical and eastern Nearctic regions);
  • Genus description: WestwoodWestwood, J.O. Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis; or illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects. Clarendon Press, Oxford. 205 pp., 40 pls.:131;
  • Hosts: HoodHood, J.D. Notes on the life history of Rhopalosoma poeyi Cresson. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 15 (4):145-148. (Orocharis saltator (now Hapithus saltator)); GurneyGurney, A.B. Notes on the biology and immature stages of a cricket parasite of the genus Rhopalosoma. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 103 (3313):19-34. (Hapithus agitator, Hapithus brevipennis (listed but not confirmed by Gurney), Hapithus sp., Orocharis (now Hapithus)); Alexander & OtteAlexander, R.D. & D. Otte Cannibalism during copulation in the brown bush cricket, Hapithus agitator (Gryllidae). The Florida Entomologist 50 (2):79-87. (Hapithus agitator); Miller et al.Miller, L.A., T.D. Benefield, S.A. Lounsbury, V. Lohrmann & J.D. Blaschke DNA barcoding of rhopalosomatid larvae reveals a new host record and genetic evidence of a second species of Rhopalosoma Cresson (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae) in America north of Mexico. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 74:35-46. (Hapithus agitator, Hapithus saltator, Anaxipha exigua species group);
  • Keys: BruesBrues, C.T. The American species of Rhopalosoma. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36 (2):310-318.:312; TownesTownes, H.K. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:17-18;
  • Larva description: HoodHood, J.D. Notes on the life history of Rhopalosoma poeyi Cresson. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 15 (4):145-148.; GurneyGurney, A.B. Notes on the biology and immature stages of a cricket parasite of the genus Rhopalosoma. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 103 (3313):19-34.:25-31;
  • Phylogeny: Basibuyuk & QuickeBasibuyuk, H.H. & D.L.J. Quicke Morphology of the antenna cleaner in the Hymenoptera with particular reference to non-aculeate families (Insecta). Zoologica Scripta 24 (2):157-177. (antenna cleaner morphology); Vilhelmsen et al.Vilhelmsen, L., I. Mikó & L. Krogmann Beyond the wasp-waist: structural diversity and phylogenetic significance of the mesosoma in apocritan wasps (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159 (1):1-173.; Payne et al.Payne, A., P.M. Barden, W.C. Wheeler & J.M. Carpenter Direct optimization, sensitivity analysis, and the evolution of the hymenopteran superfamilies. American Museum Novitates 3789:1-19.;
  • Revisions: BruesBrues, C.T. The American species of Rhopalosoma. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36 (2):310-318.;