A new species of the social wasp genus Chartergellus Bequaert from Trinidad, (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Polistinae, Epiponini)


  • James M Carpenter American Museum of Natural History
  • Sergio Ricardo Andena Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana Dept. C. Biológicas Museu Zoologia Divisão Entomologia
  • Christopher Starr University of the West Indies




A new species of the social wasp genus Chartergellus is described, Chartergellus trinitatis Carpenter and Andena, NEW SPECIES. Male genitalia are described and comparative remarks are given.

Author Biographies

James M Carpenter, American Museum of Natural History

Division of Invertebrate Zoology

Christopher Starr, University of the West Indies

Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine


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How to Cite

Carpenter, J. M., Andena, S. R., & Starr, C. (2019). A new species of the social wasp genus Chartergellus Bequaert from Trinidad, (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Polistinae, Epiponini). Sociobiology, 66(1), 161–165. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v66i1.3715



Research Article - Wasps