A New Species of the Swarming Social Wasp Chartergellus Bequaert, 1938 (Vespidae: Polistinae: Epiponini) from Acre, Brazil

Authors

  • Alexandre Somavilla Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia - INPA
  • Sérgio Ricardo Andena Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v66i4.4601

Keywords:

Amazon forest, Chartergellus, INPA collection, Taxonomy, Vespidae.

Abstract

A new species of Chartergellus­, collected in Acre, Northern Region of Brazil, is described and comparative remarks are given.

Author Biography

Alexandre Somavilla, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia - INPA

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Manaus - AM - Brasil

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Published

2019-12-30

How to Cite

Somavilla, A., & Andena, S. R. (2019). A New Species of the Swarming Social Wasp Chartergellus Bequaert, 1938 (Vespidae: Polistinae: Epiponini) from Acre, Brazil. Sociobiology, 66(4), 602–605. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v66i4.4601

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