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Distribution path and Subregions of China (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - China
Subregions: Central China (North-central China, South-central China), East China (Anhui, Jiangsu, Shandong, Zhejiang), North China (Shanxi), West China (Northwest China, Southwest China)
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in China
Class
China
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 867 families, 10793 genera, 49279 species
Tree
Subclass
China
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 861 families, 10770 genera, 49247 species
Tree
Infraclass
China
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 799 families, 10554 genera, 48861 species
Tree
Superorder
China
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 482 families, 8005 genera, 40043 species
Tree
Order
China
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 85 families, 1020 genera, 4239 species
Tree
Suborder
China
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 64 families, 824 genera, 3745 species
Tree
Infraorder
China
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 23 families, 315 genera, 2362 species
Tree
Superfamily
China
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 63 genera, 248 species
Tree
Family
China
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 32 genera, 164 species
Site
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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 China
Species with ANext  
Allodynerus delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus mandschuricus (Blüthgen, 1953)Info
Allorhynchium argentatum (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Allorhynchium chinense (Saussure, 1862)Info
Allorhynchium quadrimaculatum (Gusenleitner, 1997)Info
Ancistrocerus antilope (Panzer, 1798)Site
Ancistrocerus claripennis -> Ancistrocerus quadratusInfo
Ancistrocerus melanocerus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Ancistrocerus mongolicus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus nigricornis -> Ancistrocerus melanocerusSite
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus quadratus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Antepipona brunneola (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Antepipona menkei (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Antepipona plurimaculata (Giordani Soika, 1971)Info
Antepipona sexfasciata (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Antepipona shantungensis (Giordani Soika, 1993)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum formosicola (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Anterhynchium flavopunctatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Apodynerus formosensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Apodynerus formosensis continentalis (Giordani Soika, 1995)Info
Apodynerus troglodytes (Saussure, 1856)Info
Archancistrocerus diffinis (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius manchurianus (Yas., 1934)Info
Discoelius planiventris (Giordani Soika, 1971)Info
Dolichovespula media (Retzius, 1783)Median waspSite
Dolichovespula pacifica (Birula, 1930)Info
Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius, 1793)Saxon waspInfo
Dolichovespula sinensis -> Dolichovespula stigmaInfo
Dolichovespula stigma (Lee, 1986)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes coarctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eumenes coarctatus coarctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eumenes femoratus ()Info
Eumenes formosensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes kiangsuensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes labiatus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes labiatus flavoniger (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Eumenes mediterraneus manchurianus (Giordani Soika, 1971)Info
Eumenes punctatus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes quadratus (Smith, 1852)Info
Eumenes rubronotatus (Perkins, 1905)Info
Eumenes shanwangensis (Y. C. Hong, 1983)Info
Eumenes tosawae (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes transbaicalicus (Kurzenko, 1984)Info
Euodynerus dantici (Rossi, 1790)Info
Euodynerus nipanicus (Schulthess, 1908)Info
Euodynerus nipanicus tonkinensis (Giordani Soika, 1973)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus trilobus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
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Harmorhynchium reflexum (Zhang & Al., 1994)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Microdynerus trinodus (Bohart, 1955)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orancistrocerus aterrimus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Orancistrocerus drewseni (Saussure, 1857)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parancistrocerus samarensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Parancistrocerus yachowensis (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Parapolybia indica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Parapolybia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum bifasciatulum (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum multifasciatum (Giordani Soika, 1986)Info
Pararrhynchium paradoxum -> Pararrhynchium ornatum multifasciatumInfo
Pararrhynchium sinense (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Pareumenes chinensis (Liu, 1941)Info
Pareumenes quadrispinosus conjunctus (Liu, 1941)Info
Phimenes flavopictum -> Phimenes flavopictusInfo
Phimenes flavopictus (Zimmermann, 1931)Info
Phimenes flavopictus aidrytus (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus andamanicus (Zimm., 1931)Info
Phimenes flavopictus baweanus (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus blanchardi (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Phimenes flavopictus continentalis (Zimm., 1931)Info
Phimenes flavopictus dammais (Dalla Torre, 1904)Info
Phimenes flavopictus engganensis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus formosanus (Zimmermann, 1931)Info
Phimenes flavopictus kalimantenus (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus maidli (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Phimenes flavopictus nicobaricus (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Phimenes flavopictus simalurensis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Phimenes flavopictus telonumensis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus timorensis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes flavopictus umbripennis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Polistes chinensis (Fabricius, 1793)Asian paper waspInfo
Polistes chinensis antennalis (Perkins, 1905)Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes eboshinus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes japonicus -> Polistes jokahamaeInfo
Polistes japonicus formosanus ()Info
Polistes jokahamae (Radoszkowski, 1887)Info
Polistes mandarinus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes megei -> Polistes mandarinusInfo
Polistes nimpha (Christ, 1791)Info
Polistes nimphus -> Polistes nimphaInfo
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes puncticollis -> Polistes mandarinusInfo
Polistes rothneyi (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes rothneyi grahami (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes snelleni (De Saussure, 1862)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes takasagonus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes tenebricosus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Provespa barthelemyi (Buysson, 1905)Info
Provespa nobilis (Zhang & Al., 1994)Info
Pseudepipona herrichii (Saussure, 1856)Purbeck Mason-waspInfo
Pseudepipona variegata ()Info
Pseumenes imperatrix (Smith, 1857)Info
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Rhynchalastor chinensis kalinowskii ()Info
Rhynchalastor clypeopictus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Rhynchalastor orenburgensis (André, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor xanthomelas (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Rhynchium quinquecinctum (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Ropalidia fasciata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Ropalidia taiwana (Sonan, 1935)Info
Rotundipetiolus longiantennus (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
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Stelopolybia disticha -> Parapolybia variaInfo
Stenodynerus chinensis (Saussure, 1863)Info
Stenodynerus chinensis kalinowskii ()Info
Stenodynerus clypeopictus -> Rhynchalastor clypeopictusInfo
Stenodynerus kalinowskii -> Rhynchalastor chinensis kalinowskiiInfo
Stenodynerus orenburgensis -> Rhynchalastor orenburgensisInfo
Stenodynerus xanthomelas -> Rhynchalastor xanthomelasInfo
Symmorphus ambotretus (Cumming, 1989)Info
Symmorphus bifasciatus (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Symmorphus fuscipes (Herrich-schäffer, 1838)Info
Symmorphus sinuatissimus -> Symmorphus bifasciatusInfo
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa analis -> Polistes testaceicolorInfo
Vespa auraria -> Vespa velutinaInfo
Vespa basalis (Smith, 1852)Black-bellied hornetInfo
Vespa bicolor (Fabricius, 1787)Black shield waspInfo
Vespa binghami (Du Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa binghami du (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa ciliata (Zhang & Al., 1994)Info
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa crabro birulai (Bequard, 1931)Info
Vespa crabro crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Vespa crabro crabroniformis (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa crabro oberthuri (Buysson, 1902)Info
Vespa ducalis (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa magnifica (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa mandarina (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa mandarinia bellona (Smith, 1871)Info
Vespa mandarinia mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa picea (Zhang & Al., 1994)Info
Vespa simillima flavata (Perkins, 1910)Info
Vespa simillima mongolica (André, 1884)Info
Vespa soror (Du Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa tropica (Linnaeus, 1758)Greater banded hornetInfo
Vespa tropica haematodes (Bequard, 1936)Info
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornetInfo
Vespa velutina flavitarsus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Vespa velutina nigrithorax (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa vivax (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespula arisana (Sonan, 1929)Info
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula flaviceps flaviceps ()Info
Vespula flaviceps karenkona ()Info
Vespula grahami -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespula koreensis (Radoszkowski, 1887)Info
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula shidai (Yamane, Wagner & Yamane, 1980)Info
164 Species in Vespidae for China 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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