Eumenes mediterraneus

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Eumenes mediterraneus is a species of potter wasp in the subfamily Eumeninae of the family Vespidae.[1]

Subspecies

  • Eumenes mediterraneus cypricus Bluethgen, 1938
  • Eumenes mediterraneus mediterraneus Kriechbaumer, 1879

Distribution

This species can be found in most European countries, in the Near East and in North Africa.[2]

Description

Eumenes mediterraneus can reach a length of about 15 millimetres. Body is black with yellow markings. Clypeus is mainly yellow and scutellum has two large spots. Tergite I has a broad apical yellow band. Tergite II has two large yellow bands laterally and a pale and translucent apical lamella. Tergites V and VI have a yellow apical band.[3]

In males antennae are curled at tip. In females the segment between the compound eyes is yellow with black spots in inferior part.[4]

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Eumenes mediterraneus: Brief Summary

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Eumenes mediterraneus is a species of potter wasp in the subfamily Eumeninae of the family Vespidae.

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