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Distribution path and Subregions of Taiwan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Taiwan
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Taiwan
Class
Taiwan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 11176 genera, 40645 species
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Subclass
Taiwan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 619 families, 11170 genera, 40637 species
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Infraclass
Taiwan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 596 families, 11046 genera, 40168 species
Tree
Superorder
Taiwan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 390 families, 8582 genera, 32079 species
Tree
Order
Taiwan
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 67 families, 1211 genera, 5036 species
Tree
Suborder
Taiwan
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 57 families, 1130 genera, 4852 species
Tree
Infraorder
Taiwan
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 333 genera, 1710 species
Tree
Superfamily
Taiwan
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 104 genera, 455 species
Tree
Family
Taiwan
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 41 genera, 221 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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Nearctic
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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 Taiwan
Species with ANext  
Allorhynchium argentatum (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Allorhynchium chinense (Saussure, 1862)Info
Allorhynchium metallicum (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ancistrocerus esakii (Yasumatsu, 1935)Info
Ancistrocerus intermediatus -> Parancistrocerus samarensisInfo
Ancistrocerus kuraruensis -> Parancistrocerus samarensisInfo
Ancistrocerus montuosus (Gusenleitner, 1993)Info
Ancistrocerus nitobei (Sonan, 1939)Info
Ancistrocerus taiheizanus (Yasumatsum, 1937)Info
Ancistrocerus terayamai (Sk. Yamane, 1993)Info
Ancitrocerus intendens -> Subancistrocerus sicheliiInfo
Antepipona biguttata (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Antepipona ferruginea (Kim & Yamane, 2003)Info
Antepipona injucunda -> Antepipona biguttataInfo
Antepipona ovalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium flavomarginatum formosicola (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Anterhynchium flavopunctatum (Smith, 1852)Info
Apodynerus formosensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Apodynerus yayeyamensis (Mats., 1926)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belonogaster petiolata (De Geer, 1778)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Coeleumenes burmanicus thoracicus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Cyclostoma gigas (Kirby & Spence, 1826)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius esakii (Yas., 1934)Info
Discoelius longinodus (Sk. Yamane, 1997)Info
Discoelius wangi (Sk. Yamane, 1997)Info
Dolichovespula adulterina (Du Buysson, 1905)Parasitic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arctica (Rohwer, 1916)Parasitic YellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)Norwegian waspInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectopioglossa taiwana (Sonan, 1938)Info
Epsilon fujianensis (Lee, 1981)Info
Eumenes fasciata (Fabricius Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes formosanum -> Eumenes tosawaeInfo
Eumenes formosensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes harmandi -> Oreumenes decoratusInfo
Eumenes japonicus -> Oreumenes decoratusInfo
Eumenes labiatus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes labiatus labiatus (Giordani, Soika, 1941)Info
Eumenes punctatus formosensis -> Eumenes formosensisInfo
Eumenes quadratus urainus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Eumenes sinensis -> Oreumenes decoratusInfo
Eumenes tosawae (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Euodynerus dantici nigrescens (Gusenleitner, 1979)Info
Euodynerus nipanicus flavicornis (Yamane, 1987)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus trilobus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icaria intermedia -> Ropalidia fasciataInfo
Icaria maculifrons -> Ropalidia fasciataInfo
Icaria picta -> Ropalidia fasciataInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kennethis unifasciata (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Kennetia unifasciatum (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Microdynerus timidus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus caenocephalus -> Euodynerus trilobusInfo
Odynerus chagosensis -> Euodynerus trilobusInfo
Odynerus coenocephalus -> Euodynerus trilobusInfo
Odynerus emma -> Euodynerus trilobusInfo
Odynerus hindostanus -> Antepipona ovalisInfo
Odynerus hokotoensis -> Apodynerus yayeyamensisInfo
Odynerus tomentosus -> Euodynerus quadrifasciatusInfo
Okinawepipona kogimai taiwana (Yamane, 1987)Info
Orancistrocerus drewseni (Saussure, 1857)Info
Orancistrocerus drewseni ingens (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Orancistrocerus drewseni nigricapitus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Oreumenes decoratus (Smith, 1852)Info
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Paraleptomenes miniatus miniatus (Saussure, 1885)Info
Parancistrocerus kuraruensis (Sonan, 1939)Info
Parancistrocerus samarensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Parancistrocerus taihorinensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Parancistrocerus taihorinshoensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Parancistrocerus taikonus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Parancistrocerus yachowensis konkuensis (Giordani Soika, 1995)Info
Parancistrocerus yamanei (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Parapolybia indica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Parapolybia nodosa (Vecht, 1966)Info
Parapolybia takasagona -> Parapolybia indicaInfo
Parapolybia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Parapolybia varia varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Pararrhynchium ornatum sauteri (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Pararrhynchium smithii (Saussure, 1856)Info
Pararrhynchium taiwanum (Kim &yamane, 2007)Info
Phimenes curvatum (Saussure, 1856)Info
Phimenes curvatus (Saussure, 1856)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 chinensis (Fabricius, 1793)Asian paper waspInfo
Polistes eboshinus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes ebsohinus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes formosanus -> Polistes japonicus formosanusInfo
Polistes gigas (Kirby, 1826)Info
Polistes huisunensis (Kuo, 1987)Info
Polistes jadwigae -> Polistes jokahamaeInfo
Polistes japonicus -> Polistes jokahamaeInfo
Polistes japonicus formosanus ()Info
Polistes javanicus -> Polistes tenebricosusInfo
Polistes jokahamae (Radoszkowski, 1887)Info
Polistes mandarinus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes rothneyi (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polistes rothneyi gressitti (Vecht, 1968)Info
Polistes shirakii (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes snelleni takasagonus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes strigosus (Bequard, 1940)Info
Polistes takasagonus (Sonan, 1943)Info
Polistes tenebricosus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Polistes varicornis -> Polistes tenebricosusInfo
Pseudozumia indosinensis (Giordani Soika, 1958)Info
Pseudozumia taiwana (Sonan, 1937)Info
Pseumenes depressus depressus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Pseumenes imperatrix (Smith, 1857)Info
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Rhynchalastor incurvitus (Gusenleitner, 2003)Info
Rhynchalastor pappi (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Rhynchium atrissimum (Vecht, 1968)Info
Rhynchium atrum (Saussure, 1852)Info
Rhynchium brunneum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Rhynchium clypeatum -> Allorhynchium argentatumInfo
Rhynchium maldivense -> Allorhynchium metallicumInfo
Rhynchium mandarineum -> Anterhynchium flavopunctatumInfo
Rhynchium quinquecinctum (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Rhynchium quinquecinctum brunneum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ropalidia fasciata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Ropalidia formosana -> Ropalidia taiwanaInfo
Ropalidia koshunensis -> Ropalidia taiwanaInfo
Ropalidia taiwana (Sonan, 1935)Info
Rygchium inamurai -> Anterhynchium flavopunctatumInfo
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Stenodyneru chinensis (Saussure, 1863)Info
Stenodynerus chinensis (Saussure, 1863)Info
Stenodynerus incurvitus -> Rhynchalastor incurvitusInfo
Stenodynerus pappi -> Rhynchalastor pappiInfo
Stenodynerus taiwanus (Kim & Yamane, 2004)Info
Subancistrocerus kankauensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Subancistrocerus sichelii (Saussure, 1856)Info
Symmorphus hoozanensis (Schulthess, 1934)Info
Symmorphus iiyamai -> Symmorphus mizuhonisInfo
Symmorphus kurentzovi -> Symmorphus mizuhonisInfo
Symmorphus mizuhonis (Tsuneki, 1977)Info
Symmorphus ornatus (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Symmorphus piceanus -> Symmorphus mizuhonisInfo
Symmorphus sassai -> Symmorphus mizuhonisInfo
Symmorphus shiroyamai -> Symmorphus mizuhonisInfo
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa analis -> Polistes testaceicolorInfo
Vespa auraria -> Vespa velutinaInfo
Vespa basalis (Smith, 1852)Black-bellied hornetInfo
Vespa bicolor (Fabricius, 1787)Black shield waspInfo
Vespa borealis -> Dolichovespula arcticaInfo
Vespa chinensis (Birula, 1925)Info
Vespa colchica -> Dolichovespula adulterinaInfo
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa ducalis (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa ducalis pseudosoror (Vecht, 1959)Info
Vespa esakii -> Vespa ducalisInfo
Vespa femoralis -> Brachymeria minutaInfo
Vespa flavior -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespa flavofasciata -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa formosana -> Vespa affinisInfo
Vespa fruhstorferi -> Vespa velutinaInfo
Vespa germana -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa immaculata -> Vespa velutinaInfo
Vespa intermedia -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespa japonica -> Vespa mandariniaInfo
Vespa karenkona -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespa latilineata -> Vespa mandariniaInfo
Vespa lewisii -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespa macularis -> Vespula germanicaInfo
Vespa major -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa mandarina (Smith, 1852)Info
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa mandarinia nobilis (Sonan, 1929)Info
Vespa matsumurai -> Vespa ducalisInfo
Vespa mediozonalis -> Vespa vivaxInfo
Vespa micado -> Vespa simillimaInfo
Vespa minuta -> Microdynerus timidusInfo
Vespa obliterata -> Vespa basalisInfo
Vespa orientalis (Linnaeus, 1771)Oriental hornetInfo
Vespa petiolata -> Mellinus arvensisInfo
Vespa pulchra -> Vespa ducalisInfo
Vespa quadrimaculata -> Crossocerus quadrimaculatusInfo
Vespa quadripunctata -> Antepipona ovalisInfo
Vespa saussurei -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespa schrenckii -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespa sexpunctata -> Vespa simillimaInfo
Vespa sibirica -> Vespula yichunensisInfo
Vespa simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese yellow hornetInfo
Vespa simplex -> Euodynerus quadrifasciatusInfo
Vespa sonani -> Vespa mandariniaInfo
Vespa soror (Du Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa stigma -> Polistes stigmaInfo
Vespa tartarea -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa varia (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornetInfo
Vespa velutina flavitarsus (Sonan, 1939)Info
Vespa vexator -> Vespa crabroInfo
Vespa vivax (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespa xanthoptera -> Vespa simillimaInfo
Vespula arisana (Sonan, 1929)Info
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula flaviceps (Smith, 1870)Info
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula gracilia -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespula grahami -> Vespula rufaInfo
Vespula obscura -> Vespula yichunensisInfo
Vespula orbata (Du Buysson, 1902)Info
Vespula pionganensis -> Vespula flavicepsInfo
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula yichunensis (Lee, 1986)Info
221 Species in Vespidae for Taiwan 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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