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  • The Sand Wasps, Part 2: The Tribe Alyssontini

    January 27, 2021 by

    The Wikipedia entry for the Tribe Alyssontini reads as follows: “The Alyssontini are a small tribe of small Bembicine wasps.” And that’s it. The lack of easily readable information about this group of Sand Wasps reinforces the vast diversity of life, that an entire group of insects with 65 known species (according to the Catalog… Read more

  • The Sand Wasps, Part 1: Introduction

    December 7, 2020 by

    The Sand Wasps is composed from a manuscript left behind by Howard Evans upon his death in 2002, and expanded and completed by Kevin O’Neill (which is what Howard Evans intended with the manuscript). The book is a 2007 update on the natural history and behaviour of the Subfamily Bembicinae, gathering together information published since… Read more

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