Authors

J. G. Betrem

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Entomologische Berichten

Volume

27

Publication Date

1-1-1967

First Page

25

Last Page

29

Abstract

The taxon Campsomeriella was erected by BETREM as a subgenus of Campsomeris in 1941, but Professor BRADLEY and I regard it now as a good genus. The type of the genus is Scotia thoracica Fabr., 1787. This nominal species was misidentified by DE SAUSSURE and SICHEL as by other authors who confused it with Tiphia collaris F. but in 1928 I identified it as a common South Palaearctic species. The study of the type of F ABRICIUS confirmed this ( cf. BETREM, p . 28-31, and BRADLEY, p.25 in BRADLEY & BETREM, the Fabrician types of Scoliidae, Spolia Zoologica 21, 1964). This type was studied again by BETREM (1966) to ascertain the structural characters that we now know differentiate certain species. The results of this reexamination confirmed the former identification.

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