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Distribution path and Subregions of Kenya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Kenya
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Kenya
Class
Kenya
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 431 families, 4959 genera, 16872 species
Tree
Subclass
Kenya
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 427 families, 4950 genera, 16860 species
Tree
Infraclass
Kenya
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 411 families, 4881 genera, 16641 species
Tree
Superorder
Kenya
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 277 families, 4113 genera, 14975 species
Tree
Order
Kenya
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 50 families, 591 genera, 2053 species
Tree
Suborder
Kenya
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 48 families, 582 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Infraorder
Kenya
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 289 genera, 1398 species
Tree
Superfamily
Kenya
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 92 genera, 320 species
Tree
Family
Kenya
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 48 genera, 210 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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America
Africa
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Ecozones:

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Nearctic
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
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Mesozoic


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Pacific 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 Kenya
Species with ANext  
Aethiopicodynerus bimammilatus bimammilatus ()Info
Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Aethiopicodynerus mimulus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Aethiopicodynerus schulthessi (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Aethiopicodynerus schulthessi angolensis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Aethiopicodynerus schulthessi schulthessi (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus affinis (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus longirostris (Gerst., 1857)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus aterrimus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus bicoloratus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Afreumenes erythrosoma (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Afreumenes melanosoma (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes nigrorufus (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes violaceus rugosopunctatus (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes violaceus violaceus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Alastor baidoensis (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Alastor mandibularis (Giordani Soika, 1950)Info
Alastor planicollis (Gusenleitner, 2004)Info
Alastor plicatus (Giordani Soika, 1991)Info
Alastor stevensoni (Schulthess, 1925)Info
Allepipona similis (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Ancistrocerus fasciaticollis fasciaticollis (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus fasciaticollis flavocaudatus (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus fasciaticollis kenyaensis (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus fasciaticollis maximus (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus lineaticollis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ancistrocerus neuvillei (Buysson, 1906)Info
Ancistrocerus neuvillei neuvillei (Buysson, 1906)Info
Ancistrocerus striativentris dissimilis (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus striativentris elgonensis (Giordani Soika, 1960)Info
Antepipona albocincta (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Antepipona alboclypeus (Gusenleitner, 2004)Info
Antepipona albomarginata (Gusenleitner, 2001)Info
Antepipona carinata (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Antepipona conradsi (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona conradsii (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona dauensis (Magrett, 1898)Info
Antepipona defracta (Buysson, 1906)Info
Antepipona jocosa (Gerst., 1871)Info
Antepipona jocosa jocosa (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Antepipona karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona karibae karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona montana (Gusenleitner, 1995)Info
Antepipona mucronata (Saussure, 1862)Info
Antepipona multimaculata (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Antepipona nicotrae (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona pulchella (Gerst., 1857)Info
Antepipona pulchripilosella (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antepipona senegalensis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona silaos (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona silaos silaos (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona stevensoniana (Giordani Soika, 1963)Info
Antepipona tricolor (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Antepipona tropicalis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Anterhynchium luctuosum (Gerst., 1857)Info
Anterhynchium osborni (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Anterhynchium synagroide (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus effossoides effossoides (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Antodynerus effossus ()Info
Antodynerus magadensis (Giordani Soika, 1937)Info
Antodynerus multicolor (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus multicolor multicolor (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antodynerus radialis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antodynerus radialis flavozonatus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Antodynerus radialis radialis (De Saussure, 1855)Info
Antodynerus spoliatus spoliatus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belonogaster brevitarsus (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster brunnea nigriclava (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster dubia (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster filiventris (Saussure, 1853)Info
Belonogaster grisea (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Belonogaster juncea juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster maculata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster pennata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster pileata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster vasseae (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carinstrocerus dolorans (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Chlorodynerus somalus (Giordani Soika, 1957)Info
Convextrocerus nitidissimus (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Convextrocerus nititissimus (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Cyrtolabulus angustatus (Gusenleitner, 2004)Info
Cyrtolabulus bimaculatus (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Cyrtolabulus concavus (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Cyrtolabulus striaticlypeus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Cyrtolabulus ulricae (Gusenleitner, 1999)Info
Cyrtolabulus zethiformis (Giordani Soika, 1958)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectopioglossa borsatoi (Giordani Soika, 1996)Info
Eumenes acuminatus (De Saussure, 1856)Info
Eumenes fuellebornianus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Eumenes gribodianus (Guiglia, 1933)Info
Eumenes gribodianus gribodianus ()Info
Eumenes lucasius (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes micropuncatus flavolimbatus ()Info
Eumenes micropunctatus flavolimbatus (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Eumenes micropunctatus kenyaensis (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Euodynerus infinitus (Gusenleitner, 2007)Info
Extreuodynerus mirificus (Gusenleitner, 2007)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gioiella katonai (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Gioiella kristenseni (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes macrocephalus macrocephalus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Knemodynerus expressus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Knemodynerus inversus (Gusenleitner, 2004)Info
Knemodynerus rhynchoides (Saussure, 1852)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptomenes eumenoides claripes (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Leptomenes major (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Leptomenes richardsi (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Leptomenes stevensoni (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Micreumenes adelphus (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Micreumenes annulipes (Cameron, 1910)Info
Micreumenes crassipunctatus (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes curriei (Ashmead, 1902)Info
Micreumenes curriei curriei (Ashmead, 1902)Info
Micreumenes curriei zimbabwensis (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes glaber glaber (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes kenyaensis (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes macrostylus -> Micreumenes curriei zimbabwensisInfo
Micreumenes marci (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes nigerrimus (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes perversus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Micreumenes petri (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes ruficlypeus (Gusenleitner, 1998)Info
Micreumenes snellingi (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Micreumenes subtilis (Gusenleitner, 2007)Info
Micreumenes voiensis (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus scottianus ()Info
Omicrabulus admonitor (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Omicrabulus saganensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Omicrabulus saganensis corruptus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Omicrabulus saganensis saganensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Ovodynerus leviclypeus (Gusenleitner, 1999)Info
Ovodynerus sjoestedti (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ovodynerus tricoloratus (Gusenleitner, 2003)Info
Ovodynerus yngvei (Cameron, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parachilus bimammillatus -> Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalisInfo
Parachilus schulthessi -> Aethiopicodynerus schulthessiInfo
Paramischocyttarus buyssoni (Gribodo, 1896)Info
Paramischocyttarus lacuum (Stadelmann, 1898)Info
Paramisehocyttarus buyssoni ()Info
Paramisehocyttarus lacuum ()Info
Paravespa africana (Carpenther, Gusenleitner, Madl, 2010)Info
Paravespa albolimbata -> Paravespa africanaInfo
Paravespa gestroi problematica (Giordani Soika, 1960)Info
Paravespa spinigera (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Paravespa spinigera spinigera (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Pareumenes punctatissimus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Polistes badius (Gerst., 1873)Info
Polistes defectivus (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Polistes marginalis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes marginalis meruensis (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Polistes ornatus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes tristis (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Polybioides melaina (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Polybioides tabidus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Proepipona falcata (Tullgren, 1904)Info
Proepipona lateralis marginiscutis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi sedata (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Pseudochilus asmarensis (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Pseudodontodynerus gambiensis (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis kibonotensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia rufoquadripustulata (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia tricarinulata (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Pteromenes paradisiacus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raphiglossa flavoornata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Rhynchalastor auratipennis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor caudalis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor corvus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor corvus corvus ()Info
Rhynchalastor corvus viridipennis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor flavofasciatus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Rhynchalastor sorex luteofasciatus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Rhynchium marginellum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Rhynchium marginellum marginellum ()Info
Rhynchium marginellum sabulosum (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ropalidia cincta (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Ropalidia distigma (Gerst., 1857)Info
Ropalidia guttatipennis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ropalidia nobilis (Gerst., 1857)Info
Ropalidia tomentosa (Gerst., 1857)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodyneroides corvus -> Rhynchalastor corvusInfo
Stroudia abnormis (Gusenleitner, 2001)Info
Stroudia laikipia (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Stroudia stenosoma (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Stroudia striaticlypeus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Subancistrocerus budongo (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Subancistrocerus burensis (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Synagris abyssinica (Guérin, 1848)Info
Synagris abyssinica albofasciata (Maidl, 1914)Info
Synagris analis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris analis analis ()Info
Synagris cornuta (Linné, 1758)Info
Synagris cornuta basalis (Mocsáry, 1906)Info
Synagris kohli (Maidl, 1914)Info
Synagris mediocarinata (Soika, 1944)Info
Synagris negusi (Buysson, 1906)Info
Synagris proserpina (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Synagris spiniventris (Illiger, 1802)Info
Synagris spinosuscula (Saussure, 1852)Info
Synagris vicaria luteopicta ()Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tricarinodynerus guerinii (Saussure, 1852)Info
Tricarinodynerus magretti (Gribodo, 1884)Info
Tricarinodynerus rufoflavus somalus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zeteumenidion celonitiformis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Zethus aethiopicus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Zethus delagoensis (Schulthess, 1899)Info
Zethus favillaceus ()Info
Zethus rhodesianus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Zethus rothschildanus (Buysson, 1906)Info
210 Species in Vespidae for Kenya 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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