Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

June 1997


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Barron.


The Nearctic members of the genus Oetophorus Foerster are revised. There are four species, O. pleuralis (Cresson , and O. obscurus, O. clavatus, and O. maculatus, new species. The name Oetophorus stretchii (Cresson) is placed in synonmy with the name Oetophorus pleuralis (Cresson). Relationships of the genus with others in the tribe Perilissini nnd relationships of the species included in the genus are briefly discussed.

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