Pompilus cinereus, copyright B. G. Mot.

Belongs within: Pompilidae.

Pompilus is one of a number of genera of spider wasps with black integument overlain with grey pubescence (Elliott 2007).

Pompilus Fabricius 1798 [incl. Chionopompilus Priesner 1955] E07
    |--P. cinereus (Fabricius 1775) (see below for synonymy) E07
    |--P. aterrimus MS01
    |--P. audax Westwood 1842 E07
    |--P. caerulescens Dalla Torre 1897 [=P. caeruleus Smith 1879 non Taschenberg 1869] E07
    |--P. campestris MS01
    |--P. csikianus Kohl in Mocsáry & Szépligeti 1901 MS01
    |--P. flavicornis Smith 1855 E07
    |--P. fumipennis MS01
    |--P. infandus Smith 1868 E07
    |--P. lugubris Smith 1868 E07
    |--P. lunulatus (Saussure 1867) (see below for synonymy) E07
    |--P. niveus Saunders 1901 [incl. *Chionopompilus rabinovitchi Priesner 1955] E07
    |--P. pictifrons Smith 1855 E07
    |--P. sanguinicolor Dalla Torre 1897 [=P. sanguinolentus Smith 1879 non Fabricius 1793] E07
    |--P. tripunctatus MS01
    |--P. trivialis MS01
    `--P. viaticus MS01

Pompilus cinereus (Fabricius 1775) [=Sphex cinerea; incl. Pompilus ami Tsuneki 1989, Pompilus argyrostoma Stephens 1829 (n. n.), Sericopompilus bivittatus Banks 1934, Pompilus bivittatus, Pompilus bunun Tsuneki 1989, Pompilus chevrieri Tournier 1889, Pompilus plumbeus chevrieri, Aporoideus clarus Banks 1941, Pompilus plumbeus gotlandicus Wolf 1972, Pompilus ithonus Cameron 1908, Psammochares latilabris Arnold 1937, Pompilus leprosus Dalla Torre 1897, Pompilus plumbeus lusitanicus Wolf & Dinz 1970, Pompilus plumbeus lucitanicus (l. c.), Psammochares plumbeus maroccana Nadig & Nadig 1935 (n. n.), Pompilus pulcher placidus Priesner 1968 (nom. inv.), Sphex plumbea Fabricius 1787, Ferreola plumbea, Pepsis plumbea, Pompilius (l. c.) plumbeus, Pompilus plumbea, Pompilus plumbeus, Psammochares plumbeau (l. c.), Ps. plumbeus, Pompilus plumbeicolor Dalla Torre 1897, Pompilus pruinosus Smith 1879 non Smith 1855, *Pompilus pulcher Fabricius 1798, Pompilus plumbeus pulcher, Psammochares plumbeus pulchra, Pompilus sericeibalteatus Cameron 1910, Pompilus tsou Tsuneki 1989] E07

Pompilus lunulatus (Saussure 1867) [=Pogonius lunulatus, Agenia lunulata, Deuteragenia lunulata, Pseudagenia lunulata; incl. Pompilus spectrum Kohl 1886] E07

*Type species of generic name indicated


[E07] Elliott, M. G. 2007. Annotated catalogue of the Pompilidae (Hymenoptera) of Australia. Zootaxa 1428: 1–83.

[MS01] Mocsáry, A., & V. Szépligeti. 1901. Hymenopterák [Hymenopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 121–169. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

1 comment:

  1. Remark in my posting: Most of the mentioned taxa names in Pompilus are now synonyms or belong to other genera.


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