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Distribution path and Subregions of Sri Lanka (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Sri Lanka
Class
Sri Lanka
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 448 families, 4171 genera, 9941 species
Tree
Subclass
Sri Lanka
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 445 families, 4167 genera, 9936 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sri Lanka
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 427 families, 4088 genera, 9784 species
Tree
Superorder
Sri Lanka
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 281 families, 3193 genera, 8086 species
Tree
Order
Sri Lanka
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 34 families, 255 genera, 656 species
Tree
Suborder
Sri Lanka
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 34 families, 255 genera, 656 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sri Lanka
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 14 families, 141 genera, 454 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sri Lanka
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 22 genera, 41 species
Tree
Family
Sri Lanka
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 9 genera, 17 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
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
Checklists
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 Sri Lanka
Antepipona bipustulata (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona frontalis (Giordani Soika, 1982)Info
Antepipona ovalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Cyrtolabulus suavis (Vecht, 1963)Info
Ischnogaster eximius ()Info
Ischnogaster eximus ()Info
Mitrodynerus vitripennis (Vecht, 1981)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma infraspecies ()Info
Polistes stigma tamula (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Rhynchium brunneum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ropalidia marginata (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Symmorphus alkimus (Cumming & Vecht, 1986)Info
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa affinis indosinensis (Perkins, 1910)Info
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa tropica haematodes (Bequard, 1936)Info
17 Species in Vespidae for Sri Lanka 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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