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Distribution path and Subregions of Switzerland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Switzerland
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Switzerland
Class
Switzerland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 425 families, 3846 genera, 12678 species
Tree
Subclass
Switzerland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 422 families, 3841 genera, 12671 species
Tree
Infraclass
Switzerland
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 404 families, 3793 genera, 12555 species
Tree
Superorder
Switzerland
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 286 families, 3232 genera, 11159 species
Tree
Order
Switzerland
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 40 families, 397 genera, 1521 species
Tree
Suborder
Switzerland
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 30 families, 274 genera, 879 species
Tree
Infraorder
Switzerland
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 15 families, 151 genera, 639 species
Tree
Superfamily
Switzerland
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 43 genera, 132 species
Tree
Family
Switzerland
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 23 genera, 66 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
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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 Switzerland
Species with ANext  
Alastor mocsaryi (André, 1884)Info
Allodynerus delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus rossii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus antilope (Panzer, 1798)Site
Ancistrocerus auctus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ancistrocerus claripennis -> Ancistrocerus quadratusInfo
Ancistrocerus gazella (Panzer, 1798)European tube waspSite
Ancistrocerus melanocerus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Ancistrocerus nigricornis -> Ancistrocerus melanocerusSite
Ancistrocerus oviventris (Wesmael, 1836)Info
Ancistrocerus oviventris caucasicus (Gusenleitner, 1994)Info
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus quadratus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Ancistrocerus renimacula (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Muller, 1776)Caterpillar-hunting potter waspSite
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Celonites abbreviatus (Villers, 1789)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius dufourii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Dolichovespula omissa (Bischoff, 1931)Info
Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius, 1793)Saxon waspInfo
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Tree waspSite
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes coarctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eumenes coarctatus lunulatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes coronatus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Eumenes lunulatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Site
Eumenes papillarius (Christ, 1791)Info
Eumenes pedunculatus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Eumenes sareptanus insolatus (Müller, 1923)Info
Eumenes subpomiformis (Bluethgen, 1938)Info
Euodynerus notatus (Jurine, 1807)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus atripes (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gymnomerus laevipes (Shuckard, 1837)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes arbustorum (Panzer, 1799)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptochilus tarsatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Microdynerus timidus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus melanocephalus (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Odynerus reniformis (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paragymnomerus spiricornis (Spinola, 1808)Info
Parodontodynerus ephippium (Klug, 1817)Info
Polistes biglumis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes bischoffi (Weyrauch, 1937)Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes dominulus -> Polistes dominulaEuropean paper waspSite
Polistes gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes stigma dubius (Saussure, 1867)Info
Pseudepipona herrichii (Saussure, 1856)Purbeck Mason-waspInfo
Pterocheilus phaleratus suarezi (Gusenleitner, 1994)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhynchalastor bluethgeni (Vecht, 1971)Info
Rhynchalastor picticrus (Thomson, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor punctifrons (Thomson, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor xanthomelas (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodynerus bluethgeni -> Rhynchalastor bluethgeniInfo
Stenodynerus chevrieranus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Stenodynerus picticrus -> Rhynchalastor picticrusInfo
Stenodynerus punctifrons -> Rhynchalastor punctifronsInfo
Stenodynerus xanthomelas -> Rhynchalastor xanthomelasInfo
Symmorphus allobrogus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus bifasciatus (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Symmorphus crassicornis (Panzer, 1798)Info
Symmorphus debilitatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus murarius (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa crabro germana (Christ, 1791)European hornetInfo
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
66 Species in Vespidae for Switzerland 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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