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Distribution path and Subregions of South Asia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia
Subregions: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India (East India, North India, Northeast India, South India), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in South Asia
Class
South Asia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 664 families, 12326 genera, 63351 species
Tree
Subclass
South Asia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 656 families, 12279 genera, 63277 species
Tree
Infraclass
South Asia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 628 families, 12105 genera, 62593 species
Tree
Superorder
South Asia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 405 families, 9504 genera, 54166 species
Tree
Order
South Asia
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 57 families, 966 genera, 4946 species
Tree
Suborder
South Asia
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 51 families, 952 genera, 4919 species
Tree
Infraorder
South Asia
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 20 families, 350 genera, 2770 species
Tree
Superfamily
South Asia
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 107 genera, 374 species
Tree
Family
South Asia
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 49 genera, 168 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
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 South Asia
Species with ANext  
Alastor sulcatus (Vecht, 1981)Info
Allorhynchium argentatum (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Ancistrocerus antoni (Cameron, 1900)Info
Ancistrocerus aureovillosus (Giordani Soika, 1977)Info
Ancistrocerus rufoluteus (Gusenleitner, 1996)Info
Ancistrocerus sikhimensis (Bingham, 1898)Info
Ancistrocerus xanthozonus (Cameron, 1908)Info
Antepipona biguttata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Antepipona bipustulata (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona ceylonica (Saussure, 1867)Info
Antepipona excelsa (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona excelsa palida (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona frontalis (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona ovalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antepipona pruthii (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona sibilans (Cameron, 1903)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium mellyi (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antodynerus flavescens (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Antodynerus limbatus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Apodynerus amandus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Apodynerus formosensis indicus (Giordani Soika, 1995)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
Dolichovespula lama (Buysson, 1903)Info
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Tree waspSite
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Site
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epsilon tinctipenne (Walker, 1860)Info
Eudiscoelius violaceus (Schulthess, 1903)Info
Eudiscoelius viridipes (Cameron, 1911)Info
Eumenes affinissimus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes atrophicus (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Eumenes esuriens ()Info
Eumenes macrops (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Site
Eustenancistrocerus israelensis (Giordani Soika, 1952)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icaria ferruginea ()Info
Icaria variegata ()Info
Icaria variegatus -> Ropalidia artifexInfo
Indodynerus capitatus (Gusenleitner, 2008)Info
Ischnogaster eximius ()Info
Ischnogaster eximus ()Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes dimidiativentris (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Katamenes flavigularis (Bluethgen, 1951)Info
Knemodynerus multimaculatus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
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
Mitrodynerus vitripennis (Vecht, 1981)Info
Monobia quadridens (Linnaeus, 1763)Four-toothed Mason WaspInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychopterocheilus tibetanus (Meade-waldo, 1913)Info
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
Parancistrocerus holzschuhi (Gusenleitner, 1987)Info
Parapolybia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Paravespa quadricolor (Moravitz, 1885)Info
Paravespula germanica -> Vespula germanicaInfo
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 assamensis (Bingham, 1897)Info
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 gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes hebraeus ()Info
Polistes indicus (Stolfa, 1934)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 omissa -> Polistes gallicusInfo
Polistes quadricingulatus -> Knemodynerus multimaculatusInfo
Polistes rothneyi (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes rothneyi carletoni (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes rothneyi krombeini (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes rubellus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Polistes sagittarius (Saussure, 1854)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma infraspecies ()Info
Polistes stigma tamula (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Polistes strigosus (Bequard, 1940)Info
Polistes sulcatus -> Polistes tenebricosusInfo
Polistes tenebricosus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes wattii (Cameron, 1900)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
Rhynchium oculatum leviscutis (Cameron, 1908)Info
Ropalidia artifex (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ropalidia brevita (Das & Gupta, 1989)Info
Ropalidia dichroma (Vecht, 1941)Info
Ropalidia fasciata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Ropalidia hongkongensis (Saussure, 1854)Info
Ropalidia marginata (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Ropalidia mathematica (Smith, 1861)Info
Ropalidia montana (Carl, 1934)Info
Ropalidia ornaticeps (Cameron, 1900)Info
Ropalidia sculpturata (Gusenleitner, 2001)Info
Ropalidia spatulata (Vecht, 1962)Info
Ropalidia stigma (Smith, 1858)Info
Ropalidia variegata -> Ropalidia dichromaInfo
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 alkimus (Cumming & Vecht, 1986)Info
Symmorphus ambotretus (Cumming, 1989)Info
Symmorphus crassicornis (Panzer, 1798)Info
Symmorphus tukvarensis (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Symmorphus violaceipennis (Giordani Soika, 1966)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tachyancistrocerus komarowi bushirensis ()Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa affinis continentalis (Bequard, 1936)Info
Vespa affinis indosinensis (Perkins, 1910)Info
Vespa auraria -> Vespa velutinaInfo
Vespa basalis (Smith, 1852)Black-bellied hornetInfo
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
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornetInfo
Vespa velutina nigrithorax (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespula flaviceps (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula structor (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenorhynchium nitidulum (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus trimaculatus (Cameron, 1904)Info
168 Species in Vespidae for South Asia 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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