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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria (North Nigeria), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7167 genera, 27214 species
Tree
Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7152 genera, 27179 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7034 genera, 26753 species
Tree
Superorder
West Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 299 families, 5643 genera, 23208 species
Tree
Order
West Africa
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 52 families, 753 genera, 2939 species
Tree
Suborder
West Africa
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 49 families, 742 genera, 2903 species
Tree
Infraorder
West Africa
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 311 genera, 1699 species
Tree
Superfamily
West Africa
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 108 genera, 443 species
Tree
Family
West Africa
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 51 genera, 247 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
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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 West Africa
Species with ANext  
Aethiopicodynerus bimammilatus bimammilatus ()Info
Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Aethiopicodynerus guichardi (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
Aethiopicodynerus punctiventris (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Aethiopicodynerus senegalensis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Afrepipona lamptoensis (Giordani Soika, 1965)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus aterrimus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus pseudomelanosoma (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes melanosoma (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes melanosoma ealensis (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes violaceus paramelanosoma (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Alastor occidentalis (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Allodynerus africanus -> Allodynerus curvirufolineatusInfo
Allodynerus curvirufolineatus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Allodynerus mateui (Giordani Soika, 1970)Info
Ancistrocerus roubaudi (Bequaert, 1916)Info
Ancistrocerus zairensis ferrugineopetiolatus ()Info
Antepipona aestimabilis (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Antepipona albocincta (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Antepipona aprica (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Antepipona cingulifera (Walker, 1871)Info
Antepipona consentanea (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Antepipona convexiventris (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Antepipona defecta (Giordani Soika, 1963)Info
Antepipona fervida (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona guichardi (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
Antepipona hamoni (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Antepipona jocosa (Gerst., 1871)Info
Antepipona jocosa jocosa (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Antepipona jocosa tropicaloides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona kassalensis (Giordani Soika, 1939)Info
Antepipona metemmensis (Magrett, 1884)Info
Antepipona monomotapa (Gusenleitner, 2001)Info
Antepipona mucronata (Saussure, 1862)Info
Antepipona orbata (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Antepipona paralastoroides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona senegalensis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona sesquicincta (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antepipona squamigera (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Antepipona sudanensis (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona tropicalis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona villiersi (Giordani Soika, 1963)Info
Anterhynchium auromaculatum (Saussure, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium mephisto (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Anterhynchium synagroide (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Antodynerus alboniger (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Antodynerus ardens ardens (Guérin, 1848)Info
Antodynerus bellatulus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus bellatulus bellatulus (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antodynerus bellatulus brunneolus (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Antodynerus coenii (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Antodynerus desperatus (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Antodynerus kelneri (Giordani Soika, 1965)Info
Antodynerus multicolor (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antodynerus multicolor multicolor (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Antodynerus nigeriensis (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Antodynerus proterrens (Giordani Soika, 1937)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi bellatuloides (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi marginifasciatus (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Antodynerus signiferus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antodynerus wellmani (Meade-waldo, 1910)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belanogaster guerinii ()Info
Belanogaster junceius ()Info
Belanogaster junceus ()Info
Belonogaster aurata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster brunnea brunnea ()Info
Belonogaster dubia (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster filiventris (Saussure, 1853)Info
Belonogaster grisea (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Belonogaster guerini (Saussure, 1853)Info
Belonogaster juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster juncea juncea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster leonina (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster levior (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster libera (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster macilenta (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Belonogaster nitida (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster turbulenta (Kohl, 1894)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Carinstrocerus hilaris (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Chlorodynerus chloroticus (Spinosa, 1838)Info
Chlorodynerus kelidopterus (Kohl, 1907)Info
Convextrocerus nitidissimus (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Cyrtolabulus garambensis (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Cyrtolabulus mauretanicus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Cyrtolabulus nigerrimus (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Cyrtolabulus pedunculatus (E.saundas, 1905)Info
Cyrtolabulus rhodensiensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Cyrtolabulus rhodesiensis -> Cyrtolabulus rhodensiensisInfo
Cyrtolabulus transversus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Cyrtolabulus tussaci (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Cyrtolabulus zavattarii (Giordani Soika, 1939)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Emeryrhynchium emeryanus (Gribodo, 1892)Info
Eumenes fuellebornianus (Schulthess, 1910)Info
Eumenes fuellebornianus langi (Bequard, 1918)Info
Eumenes lepeletierii (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes maxillosus -> Delta fenestraleInfo
Eumenidiopsis astutus (Kohl, 1906)Info
Euodynerus fabulosus (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
Eustenancistrocerus egidae (Giordani Soika, 1936)Info
Eustenancistrocerus iratus (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Eustenancistrocerus parazairensis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
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Gioiella katonai (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Gioiella kristenseni (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Globodynerus globosus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Knemodynerus expressus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Knemodynerus pseudolateralis -> Knemodynerus expressusInfo
Knemodynerus rhynchoides (Saussure, 1852)Info
Knemodynerus rhynchoides rhynchoides (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamellodynerus nigrofulvus (Gusenleitner, 1999)Info
Leptochilus bytinskii (Giordani Soika, 1952)Info
Leptochilus limbiferus achaeus (Gusenleitner, 1970)Info
Leptochilus tuareg (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Leptomenes eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes eumenoides eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes richardsi (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
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 (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes glaber glaber (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes kelneri (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes macrostylus -> Micreumenes curriei zimbabwensisInfo
Micreumenes mutarensis (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Micreumenes notabilis (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus combustus (Smith, 1857)Info
Odynerus guineensis (De Saussure, 1858)Info
Odynerus instabilis (Smith, 1857)Info
Odynerus lateralis -> Proepipona rhodesiensis rhodesiensisInfo
Ovodynerus chapini (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Ovodynerus humeralis (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parachilus bimammillatus -> Aethiopicodynerus bimammillatus occidentalisInfo
Paramischocyttarus buyssoni (Gribodo, 1896)Info
Paramischocyttarus guichardi (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Paramisehocyttarus buyssoni ()Info
Paramisehocyttarus subtilis ()Info
Paravespa occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Pareumenes polydora -> Pseudonortonia rufolineataInfo
Pareumenes sansibaricus flavopetiolatus (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
Polistepipona graciliventris octomaculata (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Polistes aquilinus (Buysson, 1905)Info
Polistes badius (Gerst., 1873)Info
Polistes defectivus (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Polistes ellenbergi (Buysson, 1908)Info
Polistes fastidiosus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes haugi (Buysson, 1906)Info
Polistes marginalis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes marginalis africanus (Pal. De Beauv., 1818)Info
Polistes ornatus (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Polistes smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes smithii defectivus (Gerst., 1871)Info
Polistes smithii neavei (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Polistes smithii smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes spilophorus -> Polistes tenellusInfo
Polistes tenellus (Buysson, 1905)Info
Polistes tenellus tenellus (Du Buysson, 1905)Info
Polistes wattii (Cameron, 1900)Info
Polybioides melaina (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Polybioides tabidus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Proepipona ampla ampla (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Proepipona falcata (Tullgren, 1904)Info
Proepipona lateralis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Proepipona lateralis lateralis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Proepipona lateralis lateropicta (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona lateralis paolii (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Proepipona rhodesiensis rhodesiensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Pseudochilus glabripalpis glabripalpis (De Saussure, 1853)Info
Pseudochilus glabripalpis nigeriensis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Pseudodontodynerus gambiensis gambiensis (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Pseudonortonia aberratica aberratica (Morice, 1903)Info
Pseudonortonia arida (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Pseudonortonia bisuturalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pseudonortonia boranensis (Giordani Soika, 1939)Info
Pseudonortonia convexiuscula (Giordani Soika, 1939)Info
Pseudonortonia difformis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pseudonortonia gambiensis (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Pseudonortonia interiacens (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis kibonotensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis rufisquama (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Pseudonortonia leclercqi (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Pseudonortonia malelensis (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Pseudonortonia morula (Kohl, 1907)Info
Pseudonortonia parvula (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pseudonortonia paulyi (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Pseudonortonia rufolineata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Pseudonortonia soror (Kohl, 1907)Info
Pseudonortonia sudanensis (Schulthess, 1923)Info
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Raphiglossa flavoornata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Raphiglossa septentrionalis (Giordani Soika, 1990)Info
Raphiglossa tibestica (Giordani Soika, 1974)Info
Rhynchagris vicaria (Stadelmann, 1898)Info
Rhynchagris vicaria luteopicta ()Info
Rhynchagris zebra (Gusenleitner, 2000)Info
Rhynchalastor auratus (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Rhynchalastor bairstowi bairstowi (Gribodo, 1892)Info
Rhynchalastor occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Rhynchium cyanopterum (Saussure, 1852)Info
Rhynchium cyanopterum cyanopterum ()Info
Rhynchium marginellum (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Rhynchium marginellum marginellum ()Info
Rhynchium marginellum sabulosum (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ropalidia cincta (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Ropalidia gregaria (Saussure, 1854)Info
Ropalidia guttatipennis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Ropalidia politica (Saussure, 1854)Info
Ropalidia stigma (Smith, 1858)Info
Ropalidia tomentosa (Gerst., 1857)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Subancistrocerus redemptus (Giordani Soika, 1965)Info
Synagris abyssinica (Guérin, 1848)Info
Synagris aestuans (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Synagris analis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris analis analis ()Info
Synagris calida (Linné, 1758)Info
Synagris cornuta (Linné, 1758)Info
Synagris cornuta ituriensis (Bequard, 1918)Info
Synagris crassipes (Kohl, 1894)Info
Synagris dentata (Saussure, 1852)Info
Synagris elephas (André, 1895)Info
Synagris huberti clypeata (Mocsáry, 1903)Info
Synagris huberti huberti ()Info
Synagris junodiana rubripes (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Synagris kohli (Maidl, 1914)Info
Synagris maxillosa maxillosa ()Info
Synagris negusi (Buysson, 1906)Info
Synagris ornatissima (Maidl, 1914)Info
Synagris rufopicta (Tullgren, 1904)Info
Synagris rufopicta rufopicta ()Info
Synagris spiniventris (Illiger, 1802)Info
Synagris versicolor (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Synagris vicaria luteopicta ()Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tricarinodynerus abreptus (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Tricarinodynerus anceps anceps ()Info
Tricarinodynerus guerinii (Saussure, 1852)Info
Tricarinodynerus guerinii guerinii ()Info
Tricarinodynerus magretti (Gribodo, 1884)Info
Tricarinodynerus ventralis (Saussure, 1890)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xanthodynerus lucidus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Xanthodynerus nigeriensis ()Info
Xanthodynerus octavus (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus guineensis -> Delta emarginatumInfo
Zethus senegalensis (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
247 Species in Vespidae for West Africa 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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