Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of France (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - France
Subregions: North France (Grand Est), South France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Corsica, Occitania, Provence-Alpes-Cote d´Azur)
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in France
Class
France
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 774 families, 8837 genera, 34322 species
Tree
Subclass
France
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 759 families, 8803 genera, 34262 species
Tree
Infraclass
France
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 682 families, 8610 genera, 33792 species
Tree
Superorder
France
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 401 families, 6746 genera, 28796 species
Tree
Order
France
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 68 families, 1130 genera, 4328 species
Tree
Suborder
France
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 57 families, 994 genera, 3604 species
Tree
Infraorder
France
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 23 families, 363 genera, 1878 species
Tree
Superfamily
France
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 92 genera, 370 species
Tree
Family
France
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 43 genera, 154 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
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)

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Species overview - Checklist for Vespidae in France
Species with ANext  
Agelaia angulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Agelaia hamiltoni (Richards, 1978)Info
Alastor atropos (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Allodynerus delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus floricola (Saussure, 1853)Info
Allodynerus rossii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus auctus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ancistrocerus berlandi (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus biphaleratus triphaleratus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ancistrocerus claripennis -> Ancistrocerus quadratusInfo
Ancistrocerus dusmetiolus (Strand, 1914)Info
Ancistrocerus eocenicus (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus gazella (Panzer, 1798)European tube waspSite
Ancistrocerus ichneumonideus (Ratzeburg, 1844)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus gazelloides (Giuglia, 1945)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus longispinosus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Ancistrocerus melanocerus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Ancistrocerus nigricornis -> Ancistrocerus melanocerusSite
Ancistrocerus oviventris (Wesmael, 1836)Info
Ancistrocerus parietinus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus quadratus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Ancistrocerus renimacula (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Muller, 1776)Caterpillar-hunting potter waspSite
Antepipona deflenda (S. S. Saunders, 1853)Info
Antepipona orbitalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Apoica arborea (Saussure, 1854)Info
Apoica flavissima (Van Der Vecht, 1972)Info
Apoica gelida (Vecht, 1972)Info
Apoica pallida (Olivier, 1791)Info
Apoica thoracica (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymenes dyscherus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Celonites abbreviatus (Villers, 1789)Info
Celonites mayeti (Richards, 1962)Info
Ceramius tuberculifer (Saussure, 1853)Info
Chartergus chartarius ()Info
Clorodynerus cyrenaicus ()Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius dufourii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Discoelius zonalis (Panzer, 1801)Info
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula media (Retzius, 1783)Median waspSite
Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)Norwegian waspInfo
Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius, 1793)Saxon waspInfo
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Tree waspSite
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes coarctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eumenes coarctatus lunulatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes dubius (Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Site
Eumenes mediterraneus mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Info
Eumenes papillarius (Christ, 1791)Info
Eumenes pedunculatus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Eumenes pomiformis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Eumenes projaponica (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Eumenes punctaticlypeus (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Eumenes sardous (Guiglia, 1951)Info
Eumenes sareptanus insolatus (Müller, 1923)Info
Eumenes subpomiformis (Bluethgen, 1938)Info
Eunortonia sepulta (J. Timon-david, 1944)Info
Euodynerus curictensis (Bluethgen, 1940)Info
Euodynerus dantici (Rossi, 1790)Info
Euodynerus disconotatus (Lichtenstein, 1884)Info
Euodynerus fastidiosus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Euodynerus posticus (Herrich-schäffer, 1841)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus variegatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Eustenancistrocerus blanchardianus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gymnomerus laevipes (Shuckard, 1837)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemipterochilus bembeciformis terricola (Mocsáry, 1883)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes arbustorum (Panzer, 1799)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptochilus alpestris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Leptochilus alpestris iberobarbarus (Blüthgen, 1953)Info
Leptochilus duplicatus (Klug, 1835)Info
Leptochilus medanae (Gribodo, 1886)Info
Leptochilus moustiersensis (Giordani Soika, 1973)Info
Leptochilus regulus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Leptochilus tarsatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Microdynerus exilis (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Microdynerus nugdunensis (Saussure, 1855)Info
Microdynerus parvulus (Herrich-schäffer, 1838)Info
Microdynerus perezi (Berland, 1927)Info
Microdynerus timidus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Microdynerus trinodus (Bohart, 1955)Info
Montezumia leprieurii (Spinosa, 1841)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus albopictus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus alpinus (Von Schulthess, 1897)Info
Odynerus dusmeticus (Giner, 1945)Info
Odynerus femoratus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus manevali (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Odynerus melanocephalus (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Odynerus oligopunctatus (N. Theobald, 1937)Info
Odynerus poecilus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus reniformis (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Odynerus sazi -> Leptochilus duplicatusInfo
Odynerus spinipes (Linnaeus, 1758)Spiny Mason WaspSite
Omicron nanum incarum (Giordani Soika, 1978)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Palaeopolistes jattioti (A. Perrard, 2014)Info
Palaeovespa menatensis ()Info
Paragymnomerus dusmeti (Bluethgen, 1962)Info
Paragymnomerus spiricornis (Spinola, 1808)Info
Parodontodynerus ephippium (Klug, 1817)Info
Polistes associus (Kohl, 1898)Info
Polistes atrimandibularis (Zimmermann, 1930)Info
Polistes biglumis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes bischoffi (Weyrauch, 1937)Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes dominulus -> Polistes dominulaEuropean paper waspSite
Polistes gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes industrius (N. Theobald, 1937)Info
Polistes nimpha (Christ, 1791)Info
Polistes nimpha nimpha ()Info
Polistes nimphus -> Polistes nimphaInfo
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes semenowi (Morawitz, 1889)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Polistes vergnei (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Polybia occidentalis (Olivier, 1791)Info
Polybia rejecta (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Pseudepipona dantici ()Info
Pseudepipona lativentris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Pseudepipona sessilis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Pseudopolybia vespiceps (Saussure, 1863)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhopalosoma simile (Brues, 1943)Info
Rhynchalastor bluethgeni (Vecht, 1971)Info
Rhynchalastor laticinctus (Gusenleitner, 1981)Info
Rhynchalastor laticinctus serus (Gusenleitner, 1981)Info
Rhynchalastor punctifrons (Thomson, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor steckianus (Schulthess, 1897)Info
Rhynchalastor vergesi (Giordani Soika, 1961)Info
Rygchium andrei (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodynerus bluethgeni -> Rhynchalastor bluethgeniInfo
Stenodynerus chevrieranus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Stenodynerus fastidiosissimus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Stenodynerus laticinctus -> Rhynchalastor laticinctusInfo
Stenodynerus punctifrons -> Rhynchalastor punctifronsInfo
Stenodynerus steckianus -> Rhynchalastor steckianusInfo
Stenodynerus vergesi -> Rhynchalastor vergesiInfo
Symmorphus allobrogus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus crassicornis (Panzer, 1798)Info
Symmorphus debilitatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus gracilis (Brullé, 1832)Info
Syneuodynerus egregius (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa crabro germana (Christ, 1791)European hornetInfo
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornetInfo
Vespa velutina nigrithorax (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus adonis (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus brasiliensis -> Zethus adonisInfo
154 Species in Vespidae for France listed
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
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

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Vespidae
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders