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Distribution path and Subregions of Melanesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia
Subregions: Fiji (Viti Levu), New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands), Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Melanesia
Class
Melanesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 467 families, 5464 genera, 24244 species
Tree
Subclass
Melanesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 458 families, 5447 genera, 24222 species
Tree
Infraclass
Melanesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 442 families, 5367 genera, 24022 species
Tree
Superorder
Melanesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 298 families, 4282 genera, 20787 species
Tree
Order
Melanesia
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 33 families, 355 genera, 1413 species
Tree
Suborder
Melanesia
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 32 families, 354 genera, 1412 species
Tree
Infraorder
Melanesia
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 11 families, 155 genera, 1032 species
Tree
Superfamily
Melanesia
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 2 families, 15 genera, 48 species
Tree
Family
Melanesia
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 13 genera, 43 species
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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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Ecozones:

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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 Melanesia
Species with ANext  
Anischnogaster iridipennis (Smith, 1859)Info
Anterhynchium nigrocinctum (Saussure, 1853)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes xanthura ()Info
Eumenes xanthurus ()Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lissodynerus agilis novaeguineae (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Parapolybia varia furva (Vecht, 1966)Info
Parodynerus cheesmani (Giordani Soika, 1957)Info
Parodynerus quodi (Yach., 1908)Info
Phimenes arcuatum -> Phimenes arcuatusInfo
Phimenes arcuatus (Zimmermann, 1931)Info
Phimenes arcuatus amboinensis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes arcuatus buruanus (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes arcuatus lyratus (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes arcuatus muruensis (Vecht, 1960)Info
Phimenes arcuatus obuensis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Phimenes arcuatus praslinius (Guérin, 1831)Info
Phimenes arcuatus transilis (Vecht, 1959)Info
Polistes bambusae (Richards, 1978)Info
Polistes fuscata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Polistes fuscatus (Fabricius, 1793)Northern Paper WaspInfo
Polistes hebridensis erromangensis (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Polistes macaensis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma papuanus (Schulz, 1904)Info
Polistes tepidus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes variatus -> Polistes fuscataInfo
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Rhynchium annuliferum (Boisduval, 1835)Info
Rhynchium haemorrhoidale (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Rhynchium medium (Maindron, 1882)Info
Ropalidia brunnea (Smith, 1859)Info
Ropalidia conservator (Smith, 1860)Info
Ropalidia deminutiva (Cheesm., 1952)Info
Ropalidia fluviatilis (Meade-waldo, 1912)Info
Ropalidia loriana (Buysson, 1910)Info
Ropalidia maculiventris (Guérin, 1831)Info
Ropalidia melania (Richards, 1978)Info
Ropalidia nigra (Smith, 1859)Info
Ropalidia pratti -> Ropalidia maculiventrisInfo
Ropalidia zonata ()Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenogaster concinna (Vecht, 1975)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
43 Species in Vespidae for Melanesia 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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