A New Species of the Neotropical Social Swarming-Wasp Chartergellus Bequaert (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Epiponini).

Authors

  • Sidnei Mateus FFCLRP - USP. Departamento de Biologia
  • Fabio Santos Nascimento Professor
  • Marcos Aragão Estudante graduação
  • Sergio Ricardo Andena Professor

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v62i1.105-108

Keywords:

Epiponini, New Species, Chartergellus zucchii

Abstract

Abstract- A new species of Chartergellus, collected in Acre State, is described and comparative remarks are given.

Author Biographies

Sidnei Mateus, FFCLRP - USP. Departamento de Biologia

Departamento de Biologia

Especialista em Laboratório

 

 

Fabio Santos Nascimento, Professor

Departamento de Biologia FFCLRP-USP

Marcos Aragão, Estudante graduação

Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana
Dept. Ciências Biológicas

Sergio Ricardo Andena, Professor

Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana
Dept. Ciências Biológicas

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Published

2015-04-07

How to Cite

Mateus, S., Nascimento, F. S., Aragão, M., & Andena, S. R. (2015). A New Species of the Neotropical Social Swarming-Wasp Chartergellus Bequaert (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Epiponini). Sociobiology, 62(1), 105–108. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v62i1.105-108

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Research Article - Wasps

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