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Distribution path and Subregions of Tanzania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Tanzania
Subregions: Zanzibar
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Tanzania
Class
Tanzania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 451 families, 5463 genera, 19050 species
Tree
Subclass
Tanzania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 447 families, 5457 genera, 19042 species
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Infraclass
Tanzania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 5373 genera, 18787 species
Tree
Superorder
Tanzania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 4395 genera, 16490 species
Tree
Order
Tanzania
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 50 families, 612 genera, 2029 species
Tree
Suborder
Tanzania
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 48 families, 606 genera, 2015 species
Tree
Infraorder
Tanzania
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 286 genera, 1224 species
Tree
Superfamily
Tanzania
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 97 genera, 366 species
Tree
Family
Tanzania
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 51 genera, 242 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


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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 Tanzania
Species with ANext  
Acarepipona pervigilans -> Allodynerus curvirufolineatusInfo
Aethiopicodynerus bimammilatus bimammilatus ()Info
Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Aethiopicodynerus schulthessi schulthessi (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Afrepipona macrocephala (Gribodo, 1894)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus affinis (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus longirostris (Gerst., 1857)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus aterrimus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus pseudomelanosoma (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes erythrosoma (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Afreumenes melanosoma (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes nigrorufus (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes violaceus rugosopunctatus (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes violaceus violaceus (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Afrogamma gibbosum (Soika, 1987)Info
Alastor baidoensis (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Alastor stevensoni (Schulthess, 1925)Info
Allepipona similis (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Allodynerus curvirufolineatus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Allodynerus curvirufolineatus obscurus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Ancistrocerus beieri (Giordani Soika, 1960)Info
Ancistrocerus budongo ()Info
Ancistrocerus ferrugineoclypeatus (Giordani Soika, 1960)Info
Ancistrocerus geae (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus lineaticollis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ancistrocerus maculiscapus fulvicauda (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus maculiscapus maculiscapus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ancistrocerus maculiscapus unimarginatus (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Ancistrocerus neuvillei neuvillei (Buysson, 1906)Info
Ancistrocerus rufopictus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus striativentris striativentris (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antepipona albocincta (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Antepipona arethusae (Meade-waldo, 1919)Info
Antepipona conradsii (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona defracta (Buysson, 1906)Info
Antepipona fervida (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona jocosa jocosa (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Antepipona jocosa tropicaloides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona karibae karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona metatarsalis (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona minor (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona pakasae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona pulchella (Gerst., 1857)Info
Antepipona pulchripilosella (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antepipona silaos silaos (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona splendida (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Antepipona stevensoniana (Giordani Soika, 1963)Info
Antepipona tropicalis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Anterhynchium grayi sumptuosumum (Gribodo, 1895)Info
Anterhynchium histrionicum (Gerst., 1857)Info
Anterhynchium luctuosum (Gerst., 1857)Info
Antodynerus cnemophilus cnemophilus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antodynerus effossoides effossoides (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Antodynerus effossus ()Info
Antodynerus gribodoi (Schulthess, 1922)Info
Antodynerus iactans (Giordani Soika, 1937)Info
Antodynerus infucatus (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Antodynerus lugubris (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antodynerus multicolor (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus multicolor multicolor (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antodynerus mutabilis (Saussure, 1863)Info
Antodynerus nyassae (Kirsch, 1878)Info
Antodynerus oogaster (Gribodo, 1895)Info
Antodynerus radialis flavozonatus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Antodynerus radialis radialis (De Saussure, 1855)Info
Antodynerus stiraspis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antodynerus versicolor picturatum ()Info
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Belonogaster brachystoma (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster brevitarsa (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster brunnea nigriclava (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster brunnescens (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster clypeata clypeata ()Info
Belonogaster dubia (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster facialis (Buysson, 1908)Info
Belonogaster filiventris (Saussure, 1853)Info
Belonogaster freyi (Buysson, 1909)Info
Belonogaster hirsuta (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster indica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Belonogaster juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster juncea colonialis (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster juncea juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster lateritia (Gerstaecker, 1855)Info
Belonogaster longitarsus (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster neavei (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster pennata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster pileata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster saeva (Saussure, 1891)Info
Belonogaster somereni (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster tarsata (Kohl, 1893)Info
Belonogaster vasseae (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Curiosivespa orapa (D. J. Brothers, 1992)Info
Cyrtolabulus garambensis (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Cyrtolabulus rhodensiensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Cyrtolabulus rhodesiensis -> Cyrtolabulus rhodensiensisInfo
Cyrtolabulus zethiformis (Giordani Soika, 1958)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectopioglossa borsatoi (Giordani Soika, 1996)Info
Eumenes crassinodus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Eumenes femoratus ()Info
Eumenes fuellebornianus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Eumenes fuellebornianus fuellebornianus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Eumenes gribodianus (Guiglia, 1933)Info
Eumenes gribodianus gribodianus ()Info
Eumenes improvisus (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Eumenes lucasius (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes maxillosus -> Delta fenestraleInfo
Eumenes micropuncatus flavolimbatus ()Info
Eumenes micropuncatus usambaraensis (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Eumenes micropunctatus flavolimbatus (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gibberhynchium masariforme (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Gioiella insecutor (Giordani Soika, 1951)Info
Gioiella katonai (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Interzumia rufonigra (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Knemodynerus albolimbatus (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Knemodynerus expressus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Knemodynerus meyeri -> Knemodynerus expressusInfo
Knemodynerus pseudolateralis -> Knemodynerus expressusInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptomenes eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes eumenoides claripes (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Leptomenes eumenoides eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes major (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Leptomenes stevensoni (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
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Micreumenes adelphus (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Micreumenes annulipes (Cameron, 1910)Info
Micreumenes curriei (Ashmead, 1902)Info
Micreumenes curriei curriei (Ashmead, 1902)Info
Micreumenes curriei zimbabwensis (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes glaber glaber (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes guillarmodi (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes macrostylus -> Micreumenes curriei zimbabwensisInfo
Micreumenes marci (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes microspinae (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes mutarensis (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Micreumenes obscurus (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes perversus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Micreumenes petri (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Micreumenes ruficlypeus (Gusenleitner, 1998)Info
Micreumenes separandus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Micreumnes natalensis ()Info
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Odynerus curvirufolineatus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Odynerus kilimandjaroensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Odynerus prominens ()Info
Odynerus tropicalis (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Omicrabulus arabicus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Omicrabulus saganensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Omicrabulus saganensis saganensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Ovodynerus kabarensis (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Ovodynerus leviclypeus (Gusenleitner, 1999)Info
Ovodynerus sjoestedti (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ovodynerus tricoloratus (Gusenleitner, 2003)Info
Ovodynerus yngvei (Cameron, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parachilus bimammillatus -> Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalisInfo
Paramischocyttarus buyssoni (Gribodo, 1896)Info
Paramischocyttarus lacuum (Stadelmann, 1898)Info
Paramisehocyttarus buyssoni ()Info
Paramisehocyttarus lacuum ()Info
Pareumenes sansibaricus sansibaricus (Schulz, 1905)Info
Polistes africanus (Palisot De Beauvois, 1818)Info
Polistes badius (Gerst., 1873)Info
Polistes defectivus (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Polistes fastidiosus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes loveridgei (Bequard, 1938)Info
Polistes madiburensis (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Polistes marginalis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes marginalis lindensis (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Polistes marginalis meruensis (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes smithii neavei (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Polistes smithii smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Proepipona falcata (Tullgren, 1904)Info
Proepipona lateralis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Proepipona lateralis lateropicta (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona lateralis marginiscutis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona rhodesiensis ruficollis (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Pseudagris albicauda (Schulthess, 1923)Info
Pseudochilus asmarensis (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Pseudodontodynerus gambiensis gambiensis (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Pseudonortonia braunsii (Kohl, 1907)Info
Pseudonortonia caffra (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Pseudonortonia dewittei -> Pseudonortonia rufoquadripustulataInfo
Pseudonortonia elongata (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Pseudonortonia fragosa (Kohl, 1907)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis kibonotensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis rufisquama (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Pseudonortonia rufolineata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Pseudonortonia rufoquadripustulata (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudozumia rufonigra ()Info
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Raphiglossa flavoornata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Rhynchagris vicaria (Stadelmann, 1898)Info
Rhynchalastor auratipennis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor caudalis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor corvus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor corvus corvus ()Info
Rhynchalastor corvus viridipennis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor fuscipennis fuscipennis (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Rhynchalastor sorex sorex ()Info
Rhynchium marginellum sabulosum (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ropalidia aethiopica bimaculata (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Ropalidia capensis (Saussure, 1862)Info
Ropalidia distigma (Gerst., 1857)Info
Ropalidia nigrofemorata (Cameron, 1910)Info
Ropalidia nobilis (Gerst., 1857)Info
Ropalidia unidentata (Giordani Soika, 1981)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodyneroides auratipennis -> Rhynchalastor auratipennisInfo
Stenodyneroides corvus -> Rhynchalastor corvusInfo
Subancistrocerus massaicus massaicus ()Info
Synagris abyssinica (Guérin, 1848)Info
Synagris abyssinica emarginata (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris aestuans rufa (Stadelmann, 1897)Info
Synagris analis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris analis analis ()Info
Synagris carinata (Saussure, 1863)Info
Synagris fasciata (Mocsáry, 1903)Info
Synagris fulva (Mocsáry, 1903)Info
Synagris fulva fulva (Moscáry, 1903)Info
Synagris kohli (Maidl, 1914)Info
Synagris mirabilis (Guérin, 1848)Info
Synagris negusi (Buysson, 1906)Info
Synagris proserpina (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Synagris proserpina niassae ()Info
Synagris proserpina proserpina (Gribodo, 1892)Info
Synagris spiniventris (Illiger, 1802)Info
Synagris vicaria luteopicta ()Info
Synagris vicaria vicaria ()Info
Synagris xanthura -> Synagris analisInfo
Syneuodynerus zavattarianus (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tricarinodynerus anceps albofasciatus (Schulthess, 1928)Info
Tricarinodynerus anceps bequaerti ()Info
Tricarinodynerus anceps totoniger (Schulthess, 1928)Info
Tricarinodynerus guerinii (Saussure, 1852)Info
Tricarinodynerus guerinii guerinii ()Info
Tricarinodynerus rufoflavus somalus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Tricarinodynerus schubotzianus (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zeteumenidion invertitus (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Zetheumenidion celonitiforme (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Zetheumenidion invertitus ()Info
Zethus aethiopicus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Zethus favillaceus ()Info
Zethus rhodesianus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
242 Species in Vespidae for Tanzania 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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