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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7391 genera, 29369 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 54 families, 680 genera, 2313 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 45 families, 616 genera, 2167 species
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 18 families, 222 genera, 1297 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 66 genera, 252 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 23 genera, 133 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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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 Japan
Species with ANext  
Allodynerus delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus delphinalis delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus mandschuricus (Blüthgen, 1953)Info
Allorhynchium chinense (Saussure, 1862)Info
Ancistrocerus fukaianus ()Info
Ancistrocerus japonicus (Schulthess, 1908)Info
Ancistrocerus melanocerus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Ancistrocerus trifasciatus shibuayi (Yas., 1938)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum amamense (Tano, 1983)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum hanedai (Tano, 1983)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum micado (Kirsch, 1878)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum tsushimarum (Yas., 1935)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum umenoi (Yas., 1935)Info
Anterhynchium flavopunctatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium melanopterum (Sk. Yamane, 1981)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belonogaster indica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius japonicus -> Discoelius zonalisInfo
Discoelius zonalis (Panzer, 1801)Info
Dolichovespula adulterina montivaga (Sk. Yamane, 1982)Info
Dolichovespula media (Retzius, 1783)Median waspSite
Dolichovespula norvegicoides (Sladen, 1918)Arctic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula pacifica (Birula, 1930)Info
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Eumenes dimidiaticlypeus -> Eumenes rubronotatusInfo
Eumenes fraterculus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Eumenes micado (Cameron, 1904)Info
Eumenes punctatus punctatus ()Info
Eumenes rubrofemoratus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes rubronotatus (Perkins, 1905)Info
Eumenes rubronotatus aquilonicus ()Info
Eumenes rubronotatus rubronotatus ()Info
Eumenes samurayi (Schulthess, 1908)Info
Eumenes samurayi rufescens (Giordani Soika, 1973)Info
Euodynerus dantici (Rossi, 1790)Info
Euodynerus dantici violaceipennis (Giordani Soika, 1973)Info
Euodynerus nipanicus (Schulthess, 1908)Info
Euodynerus nipanicus nipanicus ()Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus trilobus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
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Odynerus apiciornatus -> Rhynchalastor frauenfeldiInfo
Orancistrocerus drewseni (Saussure, 1857)Info
Orancistrocerus drewseni drewseni ()Info
Oreumenes decoratus (Smith, 1852)Info
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Parapolybia indica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Parapolybia indica indica ()Info
Parapolybia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Pararrhynchium ishigakiensis (Yas., 1933)Info
Pararrhynchium oceanicum miyanoi (Sk. Yamane, 1990)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum ornatum ()Info
Polistes chinensis (Fabricius, 1793)Asian paper waspInfo
Polistes chinensis antennalis (Perkins, 1905)Info
Polistes chinensis chinensis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Polistes eburneus (Bequard, 1943)Info
Polistes gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes jadwigae -> Polistes jokahamaeInfo
Polistes japonicus -> Polistes jokahamaeInfo
Polistes japonicus formosanus ()Info
Polistes japonicus japonicus ()Info
Polistes jokahamae (Radoszkowski, 1887)Info
Polistes jokahamae jokahamae (Radoszkowski, 1887)Info
Polistes mandarinus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes nipponensis (Perkins, 1905)Info
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes riparius (Sk. Yamane & Soi.yam., 1987)Info
Polistes rothneyi (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes rothneyi ingrami (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes rothneyi iwatai (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes rothneyi yayeyamae (Mats., 1908)Info
Polistes snelleni (De Saussure, 1862)Info
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Polistes wattii (Cameron, 1900)Info
Pseumenes depressus (Saussure, 1856)Info
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Rhynchalastor clypeopictus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Rhynchalastor frauenfeldi (De Saussure, 1867)Info
Rhynchalastor kusigematii (Tano, 1987)Info
Rhynchalastor kusigematii pachymenoides (Tano, 1987)Info
Rhynchalastor kusigematii rufiventris (Sk. Yamane, 1987)Info
Rhynchalastor kusigematii tsunekii (Tano, 1987)Info
Rhynchalastor licinus (Bohart, 1980)Info
Rhynchalastor ogasawaraensis (Sk. Yamane & Gusenleitner, 1982)Info
Rhynchalastor ogasawaraensis rufoornatus (Sk. Yamane, 1987)Info
Rhynchalastor similis (Smith, 1857)Info
Rhynchalastor tokyanus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Rhynchalastor tokyanus flavoscutellatus (Sk. Yamane & Gusenleitner, 1982)Info
Rhynchium haemorrhoidale (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Rhynchium quinquecinctum fukaii (Cameron, 1911)Info
Rhynchium quinquecinctum murotai (Tano, 1983)Info
Rhynchium quinquecinctum nambuii (Sk. Yamane, 1983)Info
Ropalidia fasciata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
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Stenodynerus chinensis (Saussure, 1863)Info
Stenodynerus chinensis simillimus (Sk. Yamane & Gusenleitner, 1982)Info
Stenodynerus clypeopictus -> Rhynchalastor clypeopictusInfo
Stenodynerus frauenfeldi (Saussure, 1867)Info
Stenodynerus kusigematii -> Rhynchalastor kusigematiiInfo
Stenodynerus licinus -> Rhynchalastor licinusInfo
Stenodynerus ogasawaraensis -> Rhynchalastor ogasawaraensisInfo
Stenodynerus similis -> Rhynchalastor similisInfo
Stenodynerus tokyanus -> Rhynchalastor tokyanusInfo
Symmorphus apiciornatus (Cameron, 1911)Info
Symmorphus captivus (Smith, 1873)Info
Symmorphus cliens (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Symmorphus foveolatus (Gussakovsky, 1933)Info
Symmorphus mizuhonis (Tsuneki, 1977)Info
Symmorphus tsushimanus (Sk. Yamane, 1990)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa affinis affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Info
Vespa analis -> Polistes testaceicolorInfo
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa crabro flavofasciata (Cameron, 1903)Info
Vespa ducalis (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa dybowskii (André, 1884)Info
Vespa flavofasciata -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa insularis (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Vespa japonica -> Vespa mandariniaInfo
Vespa latilineata -> Vespa mandariniaInfo
Vespa lewisii -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespa mandarina (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa mandarinia japonica (Radoszkowski, 1857)Japanese Giant HornetInfo
Vespa media (Olivier, 1791)Info
Vespa pulchra -> Vespa ducalisInfo
Vespa schrenckii -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespa simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese yellow hornetInfo
Vespa simillima simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese HornetInfo
Vespa simillima xanthoptera (Cameron, 1903)Info
Vespa tropica (Linnaeus, 1758)Greater banded hornetInfo
Vespa xanthoptera -> Vespa simillimaInfo
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula flaviceps (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula shidai (Yamane, Wagner & Yamane, 1980)Info
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
133 Species in Vespidae for Japan 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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