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Distribution path and Subregions of Canada (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America - Canada
Subregions: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Canada
Class
Canada
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 612 families, 7507 genera, 32775 species
Tree
Subclass
Canada
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 606 families, 7486 genera, 32748 species
Tree
Infraclass
Canada
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 579 families, 7316 genera, 31959 species
Tree
Superorder
Canada
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 409 families, 6077 genera, 27746 species
Tree
Order
Canada
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 73 families, 869 genera, 2981 species
Tree
Suborder
Canada
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 64 families, 779 genera, 2695 species
Tree
Infraorder
Canada
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 24 families, 259 genera, 1439 species
Tree
Superfamily
Canada
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 55 genera, 205 species
Tree
Family
Canada
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 24 genera, 95 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
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
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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 Canada
Species with ANext  
Ancistrocerus adiabatus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ancistrocerus adiabatus adiabatus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Ancistrocerus albophaleratus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Ancistrocerus antilope (Panzer, 1798)Site
Ancistrocerus antilope antilope (Panzer, 1798)Info
Ancistrocerus birenimaculatus -> Ancistrocercus birenimaculatusInfo
Ancistrocerus campestris (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ancistrocerus catskill (Viereck, 1902)Info
Ancistrocerus catskill albophaleratus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ancistrocerus catskill catskill ()Info
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus tityrus -> Stenodynerus kennicottianusInfo
Ancistrocerus unifasciatus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ancistrocerus unifasciatus unifasciatus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Ancistrocerus waldenii (Viereck, 1906)Info
Anterhynchium histrionicum (Gerst., 1857)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cyrtolabulus mutinensis (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dolchivespula intermedia ()Info
Dolichovespula adulterina (Du Buysson, 1905)Parasitic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula alpicola (Eck, 1984)Rocky Mountain aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula asiatica -> Dolchivespula intermediaInfo
Dolichovespula maculata (Linnaeus, 1763)Bull waspInfo
Dolichovespula norvegicoides (Sladen, 1918)Arctic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)Norwegian waspInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes crassicornis -> Eumenes iturbideInfo
Eumenes crucifer (Provancher, 1888)Info
Eumenes crucifera (Prov., 1888)Info
Eumenes crucifera nearcticus (Bequard, 1944)Info
Eumenes fraternus (Say, 1824)Potter WaspInfo
Eumenes iturbide (Saussure, 1857)Info
Eumenes smithii smithii ()Info
Eumenes verticalis (Say, 1824)Info
Eumenes verticalis neoboreus (Bequard, 1944)Info
Euodynerus auranus (Cameron, 1906)Info
Euodynerus castigatus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Euodynerus crypticus (Say, 1823)Info
Euodynerus foraminatus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Euodynerus foraminatus foraminatus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Euodynerus hidalgo boreoorientalis (Bequaert, 1937)Info
Euodynerus leucomelas (Saussure, 1856)Info
Euodynerus leucomelas leucomelas (Saussure, 1855)Info
Euodynerus megaera (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Euodynerus schwarzi (Krombein, 1962)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icaricea icarioides ()Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptochilus republicanus -> Cyrtolabulus mutinensisInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Microdynerus trinodus (Bohart, 1955)Info
Mischocyttarus flavitarsis (Saussure, 1854)Western Paper WaspInfo
Mischocyttarus flavitarsis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Monobia quadridens (Linnaeus, 1763)Four-toothed Mason WaspInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus dilectus (Saussure, 1870)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachodynerus erynnis (Lepeletier, 1841)Red-marked PachodynerusInfo
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Parancistrocerus pedestris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Parancistrocerus pedestris pedestris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Parancistrocerus pensylvanicus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Parancistrocerus pensylvanicus pensylvanicus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Parancistrocerus perennis perennis (Saussure, 1857)Info
Parancistrocerus vagus vagus ()Info
Parazumia symmorpha (Saussure, 1855)Info
Polistes aurifer -> Polistes fuscataGolden paper waspInfo
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes fuscata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Polistes fuscatus (Fabricius, 1793)Northern Paper WaspInfo
Polistes metricus (Say, 1831)Metricus paper waspInfo
Pterocheilus decorus (Cresson, 1879)Info
Pterocheilus quinquefasciatus (Say, 1824)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhynchalastor anormis (Say, 1824)Info
Rhynchalastor blepharus (Bohart, 1953)Info
Rhynchium foraminosum -> Anterhynchium histrionicumInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodynerus ammonia paraensis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Stenodynerus anormis -> Rhynchalastor anormisInfo
Stenodynerus blepharus -> Rhynchalastor blepharusInfo
Stenodynerus kennicottianus (Saussure, 1870)Info
Stenodynerus kennicottianus kennicottianus (Saussure, 1870)Info
Symmorphus albomarginatus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Symmorphus canadensis (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus cristatus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa intermedia -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespa maculata -> Campsomeris quadrimaculataBald-faced hornetInfo
Vespa simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese yellow hornetInfo
Vespula acadica (Sladen, 1918)Forest YellowjacketInfo
Vespula alascensis (Packard, 1870)Info
Vespula arisana (Sonan, 1929)Info
Vespula atropilosa (Sladen, 1918)Prairie YellowjacketInfo
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula consobrina (De Saussure, 1854)BlackjacketInfo
Vespula flavopilosa (Jacobson, 1978)Downy YellowjacketInfo
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula maculata -> Dolichovespula maculataInfo
Vespula maculifrons (Du Buysson, 1905)Eastern YellowjacketInfo
Vespula pensylvanica (De Saussure, 1857)Western YellowjacketInfo
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula vidua (De Saussure, 1854)Info
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
95 Species in Vespidae for Canada 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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