Taxonomic studies on the Pompilidae occurring in Japan north of the Ryukyus: Genus Dipogon, subgenus Deuteragenia (Hymenoptera) (Part 3)


Dr Akira Shimizu, Department of Natural History, Graduate School of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Minami-Ohsawa 1-1, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, 192-0397 Japan. Email:


Three species belonging to two species-groups of the subgenus Deuteragenia, genus Dipogon, occurring in Japan are revised: Dipogon immarginatus (D. immarginatus group), D. bifasciatus and D. nipponicus (D. bifasciatus group). Detailed descriptions and illustrations of their characteristics, including those of the genitalia, are provided for all species. Keys to five species-groups in Japan, as well as all species treated in this series, are presented.