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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 41 families, 650 genera, 3985 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 39 families, 648 genera, 3983 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 15 families, 265 genera, 1802 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 39 genera, 164 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 29 genera, 119 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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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


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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 Costa Rica
Species with ANext  
Agalaia centralis (Cameron, 1907)Info
Agelaia angulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Agelaia angulicollis (Spinosa, 1851)Info
Agelaia areata (Say, 1837)Info
Agelaia cajennensis (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Agelaia centralis (Cameron, 1907)Info
Agelaia melanopyga (Cooper, 2000)Info
Agelaia myrmecophila (Ducke, 1905)Info
Agelaia pallipes (Olivier, 1792)Info
Agelaia panamensis (Cameron, 1906)Info
Agelaia pleuralis (Cooper, 2000)Info
Agelaia xanthopus melanotica (Richards, 1978)Info
Agelaia yepocapa (Richards, 1978)Info
Angiopolybia pallens (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Angiopolybia zischkai (Richards, 1978)Info
Apoica pallens (Fabricius, 1804)Central American Paper WaspInfo
Apoica pallida (Olivier, 1791)Info
Apoica thoracica (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachygastra augusti (Saussure, 1854)Info
Brachygastra lecheguana (Latreille, 1824)Info
Brachygastra mellifica (Say, 1837)Mexican honey waspInfo
Brachygastra scutellaris (Olivier, 1792)Info
Brachygastra smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chartergellus atectus (Richards, 1978)Info
Charterginus nevermanni (Bequard, 1938)Info
Clypearia naumanni (Richards, 1978)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epipona guerini (Saussure, 1854)Info
Epipona niger (Brèthes, 1926)Info
Epipona tatua (Cuv., 1797)Info
Eumenes filiformis (De Saussure, 1856)Info
Euodynerus crypticus (Say, 1823)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leipomeles dorsata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Metapolybia azteca (Araujo, 1945)Info
Metapolybia aztecoides (Richards, 1978)Info
Metapolybia cingulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Metapolybia docilis (Richards, 1978)Info
Metapolybia mesoamerica (Smeth. & Carp., 1997)Info
Metapolybia servilis (Cooper, 1999)Info
Mischocyttarus angulatus (Richards, 1945)Info
Mischocyttarus angulatus angulatus ()Info
Mischocyttarus atramentarius (Zikan, 1949)Info
Mischocyttarus basimacula basimacula ()Info
Mischocyttarus carbonarius tibialis (Richards, 1978)Info
Mischocyttarus cleomens (Richards, 1945)Info
Mischocyttarus collarellus (Richards, 1940)Info
Mischocyttarus costaricensis (Richards, 1945)Info
Mischocyttarus immarginatus (Richards, 1940)Info
Mischocyttarus labiatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Mischocyttarus mastigophorus (Richards, 1978)Info
Mischocyttarus melanarius (Cameron, 1906)Info
Mischocyttarus metathoracicus (Saussure, 1854)Info
Mischocyttarus nigroclavatus (Zikan, 1949)Info
Mischocyttarus pallidipectus (Smith, 1857)Info
Mischocyttarus pelor (Carpenter, 1988)Info
Mischocyttarus rotundicollis (Cameron, 1912)Info
Mischocyttarus tolensis (Richards, 1941)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nectarinella championi (Dover, 1925)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omicron globicolle (Spinosa, 1841)Info
Omicron nanum (Kirsch, 1978)Info
Omicron thoracicum (Saussure, 1875)Info
Omicron totonacum (Saussure, 1875)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Parachartergus apicalis (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Parachartergus fraternus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Parachartergus smithii (Saussure, 1854)Info
Pararaphidoglossa nortoniana (Saussure, 1875)Info
Polistes aterrimus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes bicolor (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes canadensis canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes carnifex carnifex (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes deceptor (Schulz, 1905)Info
Polistes dorsalis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes dorsalis neotropicus (Bequard, 1940)Info
Polistes erythrocephalus (Latreille, 1813)Info
Polistes goeldii (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes instabilis (Saussure, 1953)Info
Polistes major (Palisot De Beauvois, 1818)Info
Polistes major major (Palisot De Beauvois, 1818)Info
Polistes myersi myersi (Bequaert, 1934)Info
Polistes occipitalis (Ducke, 1904)Info
Polistes pacificus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polybia aequatorialis tristis (Bequard, 1942)Info
Polybia barbouri (Bequard, 1943)Info
Polybia belemensis brevitarsus (Richards, 1978)Info
Polybia bifasciata (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polybia bistriata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Polybia diguetana (Buysson, 1905)Info
Polybia emaciata (Lucas, 1879)Info
Polybia flavitincta (Fox, 1898)Info
Polybia ignobilis (Haliday, 1836)Info
Polybia nidulatrix (Bequard, 1933)Info
Polybia occidentalis (Olivier, 1791)Info
Polybia occidentalis bohemani (Holmgren, 1868)Info
Polybia occidentalis nigratella (Buysson, 1905)Info
Polybia raui raui ()Info
Polybia rejecta (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Polybia scrobalis surinama (Richards, 1970)Info
Polybia selvana (Carpenter, 2002)Info
Polybia simillima (Smith, 1862)Info
Polybia tinctipennis tinctipennis ()Info
Protopolybia acutiscutis (Cameron, 1906)Info
Protopolybia chartergoides isthmensis (Richards, 1978)Info
Protopolybia emortualis (Saussure, 1855)Info
Protopolybia exigua binominata (Schulz, 1906)Info
Protopolybia fuscata (Fox, 1898)Info
Protopolybia perfulvula (Bequard, 1944)Info
Protopolybia picteti (Saussure, 1854)Info
Protopolybia wheeleri (Bequard, 1944)Info
Pseudodynerus quadrisectus (Say, 1837)Info
Pseudopolybia compressa (Saussure, 1854)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhopalosoma alvarengai (Townes, 1977)Info
Rhopalosoma simile (Brues, 1943)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stelopolybia sulfureofasciata -> Agelaia areataInfo
Synoeca chalibea (Saussure, 1852)Info
Synoeca septentrionalis (Richards, 1978)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zeta argillaceum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Zethus clypeolaris (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus histrionicus (Zavattari, 1912)Info
119 Species in Vespidae for Costa Rica 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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