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Distribution path and Subregions of India (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - India
Subregions: East India (West Bengal), North India (Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir), Northeast India (Assam), South India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in India
Class
India
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 570 families, 9501 genera, 39584 species
Tree
Subclass
India
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 562 families, 9467 genera, 39537 species
Tree
Infraclass
India
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 537 families, 9304 genera, 38937 species
Tree
Superorder
India
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 358 families, 7463 genera, 33561 species
Tree
Order
India
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 47 families, 798 genera, 3344 species
Tree
Suborder
India
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 43 families, 789 genera, 3332 species
Tree
Infraorder
India
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 267 genera, 1640 species
Tree
Superfamily
India
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 83 genera, 249 species
Tree
Family
India
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 37 genera, 109 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 India
Species with ANext  
Alastor sulcatus (Vecht, 1981)Info
Allorhynchium argentatum (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Antepipona biguttata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Antepipona ceylonica (Saussure, 1867)Info
Antepipona excelsa palida (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona ovalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Antodynerus flavescens (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Antodynerus limbatus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Apodynerus amandus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belonogaster juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster juncea juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cyrtolabulus suavis (Vecht, 1963)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius turneri (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacketInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epsilon tinctipenne (Walker, 1860)Info
Eudiscoelius violaceus (Schulthess, 1903)Info
Eudiscoelius viridipes (Cameron, 1911)Info
Eumenes atrophicus (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Eumenes esuriens ()Info
Eumenes macrops (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icaria ferruginea ()Info
Icaria variegata ()Info
Icaria variegatus -> Ropalidia artifexInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labus angularis (Vecht, 1935)Info
Labus humbertianus (Saussure, 1867)Info
Labus pusillus (Vecht, 1963)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Monobia quadridens (Linnaeus, 1763)Four-toothed Mason WaspInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orancistrocerus aterrimus khasianuss (Cameron, 1900)Info
Oreumenoides edwardsii (Saussure, 1852)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paraleptomenes humbertianus (Saussure, 1867)Info
Parancistrocerus androcles (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Parapolybia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Pareumenes quadrispinosus acutus (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 adustus (Bingham, 1897)Info
Polistes annularis (Linnaeus, 1763)Jack Spaniard WaspInfo
Polistes bellicosus -> Polistes fuscataInfo
Polistes belliicosus ()Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes eburneus (Bequard, 1943)Info
Polistes fuscata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Polistes hebraeus ()Info
Polistes khasianus -> Polistes lepchaInfo
Polistes lepcha (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes nigritarsis (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes nimpha (Christ, 1791)Info
Polistes nimphus -> Polistes nimphaInfo
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes rothneyi (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes rothneyi carletoni (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes rothneyi krombeini (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes sagittarius (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma tamula (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Polistes strigosus (Bequard, 1940)Info
Polistes sulcatus -> Polistes tenebricosusInfo
Polistes tenebricosus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Provespa barthelemyi (Buysson, 1905)Info
Pseudonortonia bhamensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Pseumenes depressus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhynchalastor nepalensis (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Rhynchium brunneum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Rhynchium metallicum ()Info
Rhynchium mirabile biakense (Vecht, 1960)Info
Rhynchium nitidulum ()Info
Ropalidia artifex (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ropalidia brevita (Das & Gupta, 1989)Info
Ropalidia fasciata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Ropalidia hongkongensis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Ropalidia mathematica (Smith, 1861)Info
Ropalidia montana (Carl, 1934)Info
Ropalidia ornaticeps (Cameron, 1900)Info
Ropalidia stigma (Smith, 1858)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodyneriellus guttulatus (Saussure, 1862)Info
Stenodyneriellus wickwari (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Stenodynerus nepalensis -> Rhynchalastor nepalensisInfo
Subancistrocerus sichelii (Saussure, 1856)Info
Symmorphus tukvarensis (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vespa affinis continentalis (Bequard, 1936)Info
Vespa bicolor (Fabricius, 1787)Black shield waspInfo
Vespa binghami du (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa cincta -> Polistes annularisInfo
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa mandarinia magnifica (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa orientalis (Linnaeus, 1771)Oriental hornetInfo
Vespa tropica (Linnaeus, 1758)Greater banded hornetInfo
Vespa tropica eulemoides (Buysson, 1904)Info
Vespa tropica haematodes (Bequard, 1936)Info
Vespa tropica leefmansi (Vecht, 1975)Info
Vespa tropica tropica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenorhynchium nitidulum (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus trimaculatus (Cameron, 1904)Info
109 Species in Vespidae for India 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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