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  • Hastings, J. M., Holliday C. W., Long A., Jones K., & Rodriguez G. (2010). SIZE-SPECIFIC PROVISIONING BY CICADA KILLERS, SPHECIUS SPECIOSUS, (HYMENOPTERA: CRABRONIDAE) IN NORTH FLORIDA. Florida Entomologist. 93, 412-421.
  • Hastings, J. M., Schultheis P. J., Whitson M., Holliday C. W., Coelho J. R., & Mendell A. M. (2008). DNA barcoding of new world cicada killers (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Zootaxa. 1713, 27-38.
  • Hastings, J.M., J.R. Coelho, & C.W. Holliday. 2008. Mating at high population density in a colonial territorial wasp, Sphecius speciosus Drury (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 81(3):301-308.
  • Hastings, J.M., J.R. Coelho, & C.W. Holliday. 2008. Mating at high population density in a colonial territorial wasp, Sphecius speciosus Drury (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 81(3):301-308.
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