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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 252 families, 2312 genera, 5493 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 251 families, 2311 genera, 5492 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 242 families, 2257 genera, 5354 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 181 families, 2003 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 32 families, 189 genera, 328 species
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 30 families, 184 genera, 321 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 12 families, 97 genera, 208 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 27 genera, 54 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 11 genera, 23 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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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic 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)

Species overview - Checklist for Vespidae in Sierra Leone
Afreumenes aethiopicus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antepipona fervida (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona mucronata (Saussure, 1862)Info
Antepipona paralastoroides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antodynerus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antodynerus coenii (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Belanogaster guerinii ()Info
Belonogaster brunnea brunnea ()Info
Belonogaster grisea (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Belonogaster guerini (Saussure, 1853)Info
Belonogaster juncea juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster leonina (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster macilenta (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster turbulenta (Kohl, 1894)Info
Emeryrhynchium emeryanus (Gribodo, 1892)Info
Eumenes maxillosus -> Delta fenestraleInfo
Micreumenes curriei curriei (Ashmead, 1902)Info
Polistes aquilinus (Buysson, 1905)Info
Polistes smithii neavei (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Rhynchalastor auratus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Synagris cornuta (Linné, 1758)Info
Synagris elephas (André, 1895)Info
Synagris huberti huberti ()Info
23 Species in Vespidae for Sierra Leone listed
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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