No Common Name Parancistrocerus leionotus (Viereck, 1906)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Vespidae   >   Genus Parancistrocerus   

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"This species nests in small crevices in rocks (or concrete) unlike most other species of the genus that nest in borings in wood" (Matthias Buck, BugGuide).

There are 9 records in the project database.

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A nesting Parancistrocerus leionotus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2015). Determined by Matthias Buck/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Parancistrocerus leionotus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2015). Determined by Matthias Buck/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Parancistrocerus leionotus in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/19/2017). (c) Mark Etheridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Parancistrocerus leionotus in Baltimore City, Maryland (9/18/2008). Determined by Matthias Buck/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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