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Priscomasaris Gess

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Masarinae)

Priscomasaris Gess, 1998. Type species: Priscomasaris namibiensis Gess, 1998, by original designation and monotypy.

Classification

Priscomasaris namibiensis Gess, 1998.

Distribution

Namibia.

Biology

Reference

Gess F. W, 1998. Priscomasaris namibiensis Gess, a new genus and species of Masarinae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) from Namibia, southern Africa, with a discussion of its position within the subfamily. Journal of Hymenoptera Research  7(2): 298‑306.

Credits

Photographs Sarah Gess (Department of Entomology and Arachnology, Makana Biodiversity Centre, Albany Museum, Grahamstown).

 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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