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Pompilus (Priocnemis) optimusSmith, 1858

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [TYPE HYME 2282 Pompilus (Priocnemis) optimus Smith, 1858 HOLOTYPE ♀ HOPE ENT COLL. OUMNH] [r.Wahis dt. 77 HOLOTYPE ♀ Pompilus (Priocnemis) optimus SMITH 1858 -Auplopus ♀ sagedae D.TORRE 1897] [Priocnemis optimus Smith.] [SING.] [Holo TYPE Wahis 1164]

Yuchen Ang
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Taxon Information

Insecta: Hymenoptera: Pompilidae: Pompilinae
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Pompilus (Priocnemis) optimus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History


Further Reading

Pompilidae (Spider wasps)