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J. P. Pitts (James P.)

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Title Author Publication Year PDF File
Preliminary morphological analysis of relationships between the spider wasp subfamilies (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): revisiting an old problem. 2005-12-01
A revision of Lomachaeta Mickel, with a new species of Smicromutilla Mickel (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2004-08-01
A review of the Sphaeropthalma uro species-group (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), with taxonomic changes. 2004-10-01
Description of the female and larval stage of Odontophotopsis succinea Viereck (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), with new synonymy and notes. 2003-10-01
Stethophotopsis, a new genus of Sphaeropthalmini (Mutillidae, Sphaeropthalminae) with a brachypterous male from Arizona. 2000-10-01
Description of the female of Acrophotopsis (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with synonymy of Sphaerothalma dirce. 2009-08-01
Descriptions of females of Stethophotopsis Pitts and Sphaeropthalma (Photopsioides Schuster) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2002-10-01
Description of the female, redescription of the male, and host associations of the Nearctic species Sphaeropthalma jacala Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2005-09-01
Review of Acrophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae: Sphaeropthalminae), with description of a new species from Baja California. 2002-08-01
Molecular sex association of three species of nocturnal velvet ant (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2007-10-01
Revision of Odontophotopsis Viereck (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), Part 1, with a description of a new genus Laminatilla. 2007-10-01
Description of a new species in the Sphaeropthalma pensylvanica species-group (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2005-09-01
Description of the female of Sphaeropthalma galapagensis Williams and notes on Morsyma Fox and Caenotilla Pitts and Manley (Hymenoptera, Mutillidae). 2007-10-01
Schusterphotopsis, a new genus of Aphaeropthalminae (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) from California, with notes on the closely related genera Acrophotopsis Schuster and Dilophotopsis Schuster. 2003-10-01
Review of the Sphaeropthalma imperialis species-group (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), with descriptions of females and taxonomic notes. 2006-09-01
Description of a new species and species-group of Sphaeropthalma Blake (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with an updated classification of the genus. 2015-04-01
Cladistic analysis of the fire ants of the Solenopsis saevissima species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 2005-05-01
Host record for Dilophotopsis concolor crassa (Viereck) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2003-08-01
A key to the genera and subgenera of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) in America north of Mexico with description of a new genus. 2002-10-01
Species boundaries of Sphaeropthalma unicolor (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae): Is color useful for differentiating species? 2009-08-01
Pleistocene diversification of the Odontophotopsis unicornis species-group (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2010-08-01
Revision of velvet ant genus Dilophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) by using molecular and morphological data, with implications for desert biogeography. 2008-10-01
Tropical and subtropical velvet ants of the genus Dasymutilla Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with descriptions of 45 new species. 2007-09-01
Three species masquerading as one: Updating the taxonomy of Pseudomethoca russeola Mickel and P. donaeanae (Cockerell & Fox) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2008-09-01
New species of the predominately temperate velvet ant genera Lomachaeta Mickel and Sphaeropthalma Blake from Central and northern South America (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2007-09-01
Two new species of black Dasymutilla (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) from Texas and California. 2004-09-01
Eight new species of Lomachaeta Mickel and the synonymy of Smicromutilla Mickel (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2009-08-01
Caribbean and Mexican additions to the Dasymutilla bioculata species-group (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2013-11-01
Molecular phylogenetics of Vespoidea indicate paraphyly of the superfamily and novel relationships of its component families and subfamilies. 2008-05-01
Sex association and synonymy in southwestern U.S. species of Dasymutilla (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2008-10-01
True females of the subgenus Photomorphina Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2010-08-01
Review of Acanthophotopsis Schuster (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2009-10-01
New species of Tobantilla Casal, 1965 and a new genus and species, Gogoltilla chichikovi gen. et sp. nov., from Argentina (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). 2011-11-01