Species

Rhopalosoma simile Brues, 1943

Rhopalosoma simile Brues, 1943:317, ♂♀. Holotype ♀, Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone, May 10-12, 1926 (U. S. National Museum, leg. C.T. Greene); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:21, Type ♀ (Washington). - Brues, 1943Brues, C.T. 1943. The American species of Rhopalosoma. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36 (2):310-318. (distribution); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (description, distribution, figures, key); Guidotti, 1999Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada. (distribution); Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002Coronado Blanco, J.M. & E. Ruíz Cancino 2002. Registro de Rhopalosoma simile Brues (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) para el estado de Tamaulipas, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (nueva serie) 86:243-244. (distribution); Sarmiento, 2006Sarmiento, C.E. 2006. Familia Rhopalosomatidae. In: Fernández, F. & M.J. Sharkey (Ed.). Introducción a los Hymenoptera de la Región Neotropical. 517-519. (distribution); Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010Ruíz-Cancino, E., D.R. Kasparyan, J.M. Coronado-Blanco, S.N. Myartseva, V.A. Trjapitzin, S.G. Hernández Aguilar & J. García Jiménez 2010. Himenópteros de la Reserva “El Cielo”, Tamaulipas, México. Dugesiana 17 (1):53-71. (distribution); Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2014Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala, J. Navarro & H. Delfin-González 2014. Predatory Wasps (Hymenoptera) of the Yucatan Peninsula. Southwestern Entomoloigst 39 (3):635-646. (distribution); Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2015Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala, J. Navarro-Alberto & H. Delfín-González 2015. Avispas depredadoras de áreas naturales protegidas del estado de Yucatán, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86:989-997. (distribution); Lohrmann et al., 2019Lohrmann, V., M. Ohl, P. Michalik, J.P. Pitts, L. Jeanneau & V. Perrichot 2019. 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. (in list of studied reference material, in note on Rhopalosoma in Mexican amber); Miller et al., 2019Miller, L.A., T.D. Benefield, S.A. Lounsbury, V. Lohrmann & J.D. Blaschke 2019. 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.:42 (discussion).

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Area distribution map

map of Rhopalosoma simile     Brues, 1943

Distribution

BLZBelize
(Townes, 1977)
CRICosta Rica
(Brues, 1943; Townes, 1977; Guidotti, 1999; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002)
GTMGuatemala
(Townes, 1977; Guidotti, 1999)
MEXMexico
(Guidotti, 1999; Sarmiento, 2006)
MEX-ChsMexico - Chiapas
(Townes, 1977; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010)
MEX-SinMexico - Sinaloa
(Townes, 1977; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010)
MEX-TamMexico - Tamaulipas
(Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002 new; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010)
MEX-VdIMexico - Veracruz
(Townes, 1977; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010)
MEX-YucMexico - Yucatán
(Townes, 1977; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010; Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2014; Vanoye-Eligio et al., 2015)
PANPanama
(Brues, 1943; Townes, 1977; Guidotti, 1999; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002; Sarmiento, 2006; Ruíz-Cancino et al., 2010)
SLVEl Salvador
(Townes, 1977; Guidotti, 1999; Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002)
VENVenezuela
(Brues, 1943)

Literature

  • Brues, C.T. 1943. The American species of Rhopalosoma. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36 (2):310-318.
  • Coronado Blanco, J.M. & E. Ruíz Cancino 2002. Registro de Rhopalosoma simile Brues (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) para el estado de Tamaulipas, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (nueva serie) 86:243-244.
  • Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada.
  • Lohrmann, V., M. Ohl, P. Michalik, J.P. Pitts, L. Jeanneau & V. Perrichot 2019. 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.
  • Miller, L.A., T.D. Benefield, S.A. Lounsbury, V. Lohrmann & J.D. Blaschke 2019. 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.
  • Ruíz-Cancino, E., D.R. Kasparyan, J.M. Coronado-Blanco, S.N. Myartseva, V.A. Trjapitzin, S.G. Hernández Aguilar & J. García Jiménez 2010. Himenópteros de la Reserva “El Cielo”, Tamaulipas, México. Dugesiana 17 (1):53-71.
  • Sarmiento, C.E. 2006. Familia Rhopalosomatidae. In: Fernández, F. & M.J. Sharkey (Ed.). Introducción a los Hymenoptera de la Región Neotropical. 517-519.
  • Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.
  • Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala, J. Navarro & H. Delfin-González 2014. Predatory Wasps (Hymenoptera) of the Yucatan Peninsula. Southwestern Entomoloigst 39 (3):635-646.
  • Vanoye-Eligio, M., V. Meléndez-Ramírez, R. Ayala, J. Navarro-Alberto & H. Delfín-González 2015. Avispas depredadoras de áreas naturales protegidas del estado de Yucatán, México. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86:989-997.