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Distribution path and Subregions of Brazil (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Brazil
Subregions: Central Brazil, North Brazil (Amazonas, Pará), Northeast Brazil (Pernambuco), South Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Southeast Brazil (São Paulo), West Central Brazil (Mato Grosso)
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Brazil
Class
Brazil
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 644 families, 10928 genera, 55341 species
Tree
Subclass
Brazil
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 638 families, 10912 genera, 55316 species
Tree
Infraclass
Brazil
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 592 families, 10683 genera, 54570 species
Tree
Superorder
Brazil
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 362 families, 8644 genera, 47674 species
Tree
Order
Brazil
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 58 families, 796 genera, 4320 species
Tree
Suborder
Brazil
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 51 families, 779 genera, 4301 species
Tree
Infraorder
Brazil
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 18 families, 395 genera, 3422 species
Tree
Superfamily
Brazil
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 72 genera, 384 species
Tree
Family
Brazil
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 49 genera, 266 species
Site
Tree
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Genera395    worldwide
Species11.031    worldwide
Common namesSocial Wasps, Potter Wasps, Yellowjackets, Paper wasps, Hornets, Paper, Potter & Pollen wasps, Wasps, Mason Wasps, Pollen Wasps, Vespid wasps
German namesFaltenwespen, Echte Wespen, Soziale Faltenwespen, Feldwespen
Dutch namesPlooivleugelwespen, Plooivleugel wespen
Danish namesGedehamse, Egentlige hvepse
Finnish namesYhteiskunta-ampiaiset, Ampiaiset
Swedish namesGetingar
Italian namesVespe
AuthorLeach, 1815
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesVespidae in bie.ala.org.au
Vespidae in faunaeur.org
Vespidae in itis.gov
Vespidae in dyntaxa.se
Vespidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Vespidae in Brazil
Species with ANext  
Agelaia acreana (Silveira & Carpenter, 1995)Info
Agelaia angulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Agelaia angulicollis (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Agelaia brevistigma (Richards, 1978)Info
Agelaia cajennensis (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Agelaia cajennesis ()Info
Agelaia centralis (Cameron, 1907)Info
Agelaia constructa (Saussure, 1854)Info
Agelaia flavipennis (Ducke, 1905)Info
Agelaia fulvofasciata (Deg., 1773)Info
Agelaia lobipleura (Richards, 1978)Info
Agelaia multipicta (Haliday, 1836)Info
Agelaia myrmecophila (Ducke, 1905)Info
Agelaia ornata (Ducke, 1905)Info
Agelaia pallidiventris (Richards, 1978)Info
Agelaia pallipes (Olivier, 1792)Info
Agelaia panamensis (Cameron, 1906)Info
Agelaia testacea (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Agelaia vicina (De Saussure, 1854)Info
Alphamenes insignis -> Alphamenes richardsiInfo
Alphamenes richardsi (Soika, 1978)Info
Ancistrocerus flavomarginatus (Brèthes, 1906)Info
Angiopolybia obidensis (Ducke, 1904)Info
Angiopolybia pallens (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Angiopolybia paraensis (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Antezumia chalybea (De Saussure, 1855)Info
Apoica albimacula (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Apoica arborea (Saussure, 1854)Info
Apoica flavissima (Van Der Vecht, 1972)Info
Apoica pallens (Fabricius, 1804)Central American Paper WaspInfo
Apoica pallida (Olivier, 1791)Info
Apoica strigata (Richards, 1978)Info
Asteloeca traili (Cameron, 1906)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachygastra augusti (Saussure, 1854)Info
Brachygastra bilineolata (Spinosa, 1841)Info
Brachygastra lecheguana (Latreille, 1824)Info
Brachygastra smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Brachygastre mellifica ()Info
Brachymenes dyscherus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Brachymenes dyscherus catharinae (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cephalastor estela (Garcete-barrett, 2002)Info
Cephalastor humeralis ()Info
Cephalastor minarum ()Info
Cephalastor relativus (Fox, 1902)Info
Cephalastor rufosuffusus ()Info
Ceramiopsis gestroi (Zavattari, 1910)Info
Chartegus apicalis ()Info
Chartergus apicalis ()Info
Chartergus chartarius ()Info
Chartergus globiventris (Saussure, 1854)Info
Chartergus metanotalis (Richards, 1978)Info
Clypearia angustior (Ducke, 1906)Info
Clypearia apicipennis (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epipona morio ()Info
Epipona quadrituberculata (Gribodo, 1892)Info
Epipona tatua (Cuv., 1797)Info
Eumenes versicolor -> Zeta abdominaleInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laevimenes laevigatus (Brèthes, 1906)Info
Leipomeles dorsata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Metapolybia azteca (Araujo, 1945)Info
Metapolybia cingulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Metapolybia decorata (Gribodo, 1896)Info
Minixi brasilianum (Saussure, 1875)Info
Minixi tricoloratum (Zavattari, 1911)Info
Mischocyttarus atramentarius (Zikan, 1949)Info
Mischocyttarus cassanunga (Ihering, 1903)Info
Mischocyttarus cerberus (Ducke, 1918)Info
Mischocyttarus collarellus (Richards, 1940)Info
Mischocyttarus drewseni (Raposo Filho, 1954)Info
Mischocyttarus drewseni gigas (Richards, 1945)Info
Mischocyttarus filiformis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Mischocyttarus flavicans (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Mischocyttarus imitator -> Mischocyttarus cassanungaInfo
Mischocyttarus injucundus (Saussure, 1854)Info
Mischocyttarus insolitus (Zikan, 1949)Info
Mischocyttarus labiatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Mischocyttarus metathoracicus (Saussure, 1854)Info
Mischocyttarus montei (Zikan, 1949)Info
Mischocyttarus oecothrix (Richards, 1940)Info
Mischocyttarus phthisicus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Mischocyttarus punctatus (Ducke, 1904)Info
Mischocyttarus rotundicollis (Cameron, 1912)Info
Mischocyttarus smithii (Saussure, 1854)Info
Mischocyttarus surinamensis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Monobia angulosa (Saussure, 1852)Info
Monobia schrottkyi (Berton, 1918)Info
Montezumia analis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Montezumia azurescens (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Montezumia brethesi (Berton, 1918)Info
Montezumia cortesia (Saussure, 1852)Info
Montezumia dimidiata (Saussure, 1852)Info
Montezumia ferruginea (Saussure, 1852)Info
Montezumia ferruginea brasiliensis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Montezumia grossa (Willink, 1982)Info
Montezumia ignota (Willink, 1982)Info
Montezumia infernalis (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Montezumia liliacea (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Montezumia nigriceps (Spinosa, 1841)Info
Montezumia pelagica (Saussure, 1852)Info
Montezumia petiolata (Saussure, 1856)Info
Montezumia vechti (Willink, 1982)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nectarinella xavantinensis (Mateus & Noll, 1998)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omicron aviculum (Saussure, 1875)Info
Omicron criticum (Schulz, 1906)Info
Omicron globicolle (Spinosa, 1841)Info
Omicron graculum (Zavattari, 1912)Info
Omicron opifex (Brèthes, 1909)Info
Omicron paranymphum (Zavattari, 1912)Info
Omicron spegazzinii (Brèthes, 1905)Info
Omicron tegulare (Fox, 1899)Info
Omicron tuberculatum (Fox, 1899)Info
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Pachodynerus gianellii (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Pachodynerus guadulpensis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Pachodynerus praecox (Saussure, 1856)Info
Pachodynerus pulverulentus (Viereck, 1908)Info
Pachymenes ater (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pachymenes obscurus consuetus (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Pachymenes picturatus nigromaculatus (Brèthes, 1906)Info
Pachymenes sericeus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pachymenes unicinctus (Brèthes, 1906)Info
Parachartergus apicalis (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Parachartergus flavofasciatus (Cameron, 1906)Info
Parachartergus fraternus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Parachartergus fulgidipennis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Parachartergus griseus (Fox, 1898)Info
Parachartergus langi (Bequaert, 1944)Info
Parachartergus richardsi (Willink, 1959)Info
Parachartergus smithii (Saussure, 1854)Info
Paramasaris brasiliensis (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Paramasaris richardsi (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Parancistrocerus lynchii (Brèthes, 1903)Info
Pararaphidoglossa proxima (Fox, 1899)Info
Parazumia carinulata (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Pirhosigma mearimense (Zavattari, 1912)Info
Pirhosigma superficiale (Fox, 1899)Info
Polistes actaeon (Haliday, 1836)Info
Polistes angulinus (Richards, 1951)Info
Polistes aterrimus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes bicolor (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes billardieri (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polistes billardieri biglumoides (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes binotatus (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes canadensis canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes carnifex (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes cavapyta (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes cavapytiformis (Richards, 1978)Info
Polistes cinerascens (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes claripennis (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes deceptor (Schulz, 1905)Info
Polistes ferreri (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes geminatus (Fox, 1898)Info
Polistes goeldii (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes lanio (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes melanosoma (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes niger (Brèthes, 1903)Info
Polistes occipitalis (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes orbitalis -> Polistes cinerascensInfo
Polistes pacificus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polistes rufiventris (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes satan (Bequard, 1940)Info
Polistes satar ()Info
Polistes simillimus (Zikan, 1951)Info
Polistes subsericeus (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Polistes torresae (Silveira, 1996)Info
Polistes versicolor (Olivier, 1791)Yellow Paper WaspInfo
Polistes versicolor versicolor (Olivier, 1792)Info
Polybia affinis (Buysson, 1908)Info
Polybia atra -> Polybia ignobilisInfo
Polybia batesi (Richards, 1978)Info
Polybia belemensis (Richards, 1970)Info
Polybia bicytarella (Richards, 1951)Info
Polybia bifasciata (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polybia bistriata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polybia bucula -> Polybioides tabidusInfo
Polybia bursaria ()Info
Polybia catillifex (Moebius, 1856)Info
Polybia chrysothorax (Lichtenstein, 1796)Info
Polybia dimidiata (Olivier, 1791)Info
Polybia dimorpha (Richards, 1978)Info
Polybia eberhardae (Cooper, 1993)Info
Polybia emaciata (Lucas, 1879)Info
Polybia erythrothorax ()Info
Polybia erythrothoraxla (Richards, 1978)Info
Polybia fastidiosuscula (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polybia flavifrons (Smith, 1857)Info
Polybia fuscicornis ()Info
Polybia gorytoides (Fox, 1898)Info
Polybia ignobilis (Haliday, 1836)Info
Polybia jarinei ()Info
Polybia jurinei (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polybia juruana (Ihering, 1904)Info
Polybia liliacea (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polybia listriata ()Info
Polybia lugubris -> Polybia velutinaInfo
Polybia micans (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polybia nidulatrix (Bequard, 1933)Info
Polybia nigripennis ()Info
Polybia occidentalis (Olivier, 1791)Info
Polybia oecodoma -> Polybia bistriataInfo
Polybia oeocoma ()Info
Polybia platycephala (Richards, 1951)Info
Polybia pumila -> Protopolybia sedulaInfo
Polybia pygmea ()Info
Polybia quadricincta (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polybia rejecta (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Polybia ruficeps (Schrottky, 1902)Info
Polybia ruficornis -> Angiopolybia paraensisInfo
Polybia rufitarsis (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polybia scrobalis (Richards, 1970)Info
Polybia scutellaris (White, 1841)Info
Polybia sedula ()Info
Polybia sericea (Olivier, 1792)Info
Polybia singularis (Ducke, 1909)Info
Polybia striata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Polybia sycophanta -> Polybia striataInfo
Polybia tinctipennis (Fox, 1898)Info
Polybia velutina (Ducke, 1907)Info
Polybioides tabidus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Protonectarina sylveirae (De Saussure, 1854)Info
Protopolybia acutiscutis (Cameron, 1906)Info
Protopolybia exigua (Saussure, 1906)Info
Protopolybia exigua binominata (Schulz, 1906)Info
Protopolybia exigua infraspecies ()Info
Protopolybia minutissima (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Protopolybia sedula (Saussure, 1854)Info
Pseudopolybia compressa (Saussure, 1854)Info
Pseudopolybia langi -> Parachartergus langiInfo
Pseudopolybia vespiceps (Saussure, 1863)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhynchalastor abactus (Brèthes, 1909)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Santamenes novarae (Saussure, 1867)Info
Stenodynerus abactus -> Rhynchalastor abactusInfo
Stenosigma imitans (Ducke, 1911)Info
Stenosigma testaceum (Fox, 1899)Info
Synoeca chalibea (Saussure, 1852)Info
Synoeca cyanea (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Synoeca surinama (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Synoeca virginea (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Trimeria americana (Saussure, 1853)Info
Trimeria howardi (Berton, 1911)Info
Trimeria robusta (Hermes & Melo, 2006)Info
Trimeria rubra (Hermes & Melo, 2006)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vespa lanio (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Vespa lanis -> Polistes canadensisInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zeta abdominale (Drury, 1770)Info
Zeta argillaceum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Zeta argillaceum orbignii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Zethus adonis (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus alvarengai (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus angustior (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus bardus (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus binodis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Zethus brasiliensis -> Zethus adonisInfo
Zethus charon (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus coeruleopennis (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Zethus cylindricus (Fox, 1899)Info
Zethus harlequinus (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus hilarianus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Zethus mexicanus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Zethus miniatus (Saussure, 1858)Info
Zethus olmecus (Saussure, 1875)Info
Zethus sichelianus (Saussure, 1875)Info
Zethus toltecus (Saussure, 1875)Info
Zethus umbrosus (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
266 Species in Vespidae for Brazil listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyVespoidea
Vespoid wasps, Yellowjackets, Hornets, Paper Wasps, Potter Wasps, Mason Wasps, Pollen Wasps, Velvet ants, Spider wasps, Social wasps, Mud wasps
FamilyVespidae
Social Wasps, Potter Wasps, Yellowjackets, Paper wasps, Hornets, Paper, Potter & Pollen wasps, Wasps, Mason Wasps, Pollen Wasps, Vespid wasps
AuthorLeach, 1815

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