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- Landolt, Peter J.; Monzon Sierra, Jose; Unruh, Thomas R.; Zack, Richard S.
- Zootaxa 2010 no.2629 pp. 61-68
- Vespula; Vespula vulgaris; new species; new geographic records; redescriptions; taxonomic revisions; insect morphology; mitochondrial DNA; sequence analysis; molecular systematics; Guatemala; Mexico
- ... Vespula akrei Landolt sp. nov. is described from Guatemala. The first record of Vespa crabro L. in Guatemala is given, and Vespula inexspectata Eck from Mexico is re-described. We place Vespula akrei sp. nov. in the Vespula vulgaris (L.) species group (= Paravespula Bluthgen) based on morphology, color pattern, and DNA sequences from two mitochrondrial genes. It is presently known only from the Si ...