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Distribution path and Subregions of West Europe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe
Subregions: Austria (Styria), Benelux (Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands), France (North France, South France), Liechtenstein, Switzerland
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in West Europe
Class
West Europe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 841 families, 10899 genera, 51180 species
Tree
Subclass
West Europe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 823 families, 10844 genera, 51089 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Europe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 738 families, 10634 genera, 50560 species
Tree
Superorder
West Europe
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 436 families, 8458 genera, 43957 species
Tree
Order
West Europe
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 74 families, 1454 genera, 6990 species
Tree
Suborder
West Europe
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 62 families, 1304 genera, 6039 species
Tree
Infraorder
West Europe
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 24 families, 415 genera, 2695 species
Tree
Superfamily
West Europe
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 6 families, 106 genera, 482 species
Tree
Family
West Europe
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 54 genera, 221 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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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 West Europe
Species with ANext  
Agelaia angulata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Agelaia hamiltoni (Richards, 1978)Info
Alastor atropos (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Alastor biegelebeni -> Alastor mocsaryiInfo
Alastor mocsaryi (André, 1884)Info
Alastor seidenstueckeri (Bluethgen, 1956)Info
Allodynerus delphinalis (Giraud, 1866)Info
Allodynerus floricola (Saussure, 1853)Info
Allodynerus rossii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus antilope (Panzer, 1798)Site
Ancistrocerus auctus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Ancistrocerus auctus renimacula ()Info
Ancistrocerus berlandi (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus biphaleratus triphaleratus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Ancistrocerus claripennis -> Ancistrocerus quadratusInfo
Ancistrocerus dusmetiolus (Strand, 1914)Info
Ancistrocerus eocenicus (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Ancistrocerus gazella (Panzer, 1798)European tube waspSite
Ancistrocerus ichneumonideus (Ratzeburg, 1844)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus gazelloides (Giuglia, 1945)Info
Ancistrocerus longispinosus longispinosus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Ancistrocerus melanocerus (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Ancistrocerus nigricornis -> Ancistrocerus melanocerusSite
Ancistrocerus oviventris (Wesmael, 1836)Info
Ancistrocerus oviventris caucasicus (Gusenleitner, 1994)Info
Ancistrocerus oviventris oviventris (Wesmael, 1836)Info
Ancistrocerus parietinus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus quadratus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Ancistrocerus reconditus (Gusenleitner, 1983)Info
Ancistrocerus renimacula (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Ancistrocerus scoticus (Curtis, 1826)Info
Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Muller, 1776)Caterpillar-hunting potter waspSite
Antepipona deflenda (S. S. Saunders, 1853)Info
Antepipona orbitalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Apoica arborea (Saussure, 1854)Info
Apoica flavissima (Van Der Vecht, 1972)Info
Apoica gelida (Vecht, 1972)Info
Apoica pallida (Olivier, 1791)Info
Apoica thoracica (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymenes dyscherus (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Celonites abbreviatus (Villers, 1789)Info
Celonites mayeti (Richards, 1962)Info
Ceramius tuberculifer (Saussure, 1853)Info
Chartergus chartarius ()Info
Clorodynerus cyrenaicus ()Info
Cyrtolabulus gracilis (Kohl, 1906)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discoelius dufourii (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Discoelius zonalis (Panzer, 1801)Info
Dolichovespula adulterina (Du Buysson, 1905)Parasitic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula media (Retzius, 1783)Median waspSite
Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)Norwegian waspInfo
Dolichovespula omissa (Bischoff, 1931)Info
Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius, 1793)Saxon waspInfo
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Tree waspSite
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectopioglossa ovalis (Giordani Soika, 1993)Info
Eumenes arcuatus ()Info
Eumenes coarctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eumenes coarctatus lunulatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes coronatus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Eumenes coronatus corruetus (Gusenleitner, 1972)Info
Eumenes dubius (Saussure, 1852)Info
Eumenes exiguus (De Saussure, 1856)Info
Eumenes lunulatus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Eumenes mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Site
Eumenes mediterraneus mediterraneus (Kriechbaumer, 1879)Info
Eumenes papillarius (Christ, 1791)Info
Eumenes pedunculatus (Panzer, 1799)Info
Eumenes pomiformis (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Eumenes projaponica (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Eumenes punctaticlypeus (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Eumenes sardous (Guiglia, 1951)Info
Eumenes sareptanus (André, 1884)Info
Eumenes sareptanus insolatus (Müller, 1923)Info
Eumenes subpomiformis (Bluethgen, 1938)Info
Eunortonia sepulta (J. Timon-david, 1944)Info
Euodynerus curictensis (Bluethgen, 1940)Info
Euodynerus dantici (Rossi, 1790)Info
Euodynerus disconotatus (Lichtenstein, 1884)Info
Euodynerus fastidiosus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Euodynerus notatus (Jurine, 1807)Info
Euodynerus posticus (Herrich-schäffer, 1841)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Euodynerus quadrifasciatus atripes (Giordani Soika, 1976)Info
Euodynerus variegatus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Eustenancistrocerus blanchardianus (Saussure, 1855)Info
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Gymnomerus laevipes (Shuckard, 1837)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemipterochilus bembeciformis (Morawitz, 1867)Info
Hemipterochilus bembeciformis terricola (Mocsáry, 1883)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jucancistrocerus jucundus (Mocsáry, 1883)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes arbustorum (Panzer, 1799)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptochilus alpestris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Leptochilus alpestris iberobarbarus (Blüthgen, 1953)Info
Leptochilus duplicatus (Klug, 1835)Info
Leptochilus medanae (Gribodo, 1886)Info
Leptochilus moustiersensis (Giordani Soika, 1973)Info
Leptochilus regulus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Leptochilus tarsatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Lissodynerus agilis novaeguineae (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
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Micreumenes annulipes (Cameron, 1910)Info
Microdynerus exilis (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Microdynerus longicollis (Morawitz, 1895)Info
Microdynerus nugdunenesis (Saussure, 1855)Info
Microdynerus nugdunensis (Saussure, 1855)Info
Microdynerus parvulus (Herrich-schäffer, 1838)Info
Microdynerus perezi (Berland, 1927)Info
Microdynerus timidus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Microdynerus trinodus (Bohart, 1955)Info
Montezumia leprieurii (Spinosa, 1841)Info
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Nesodynerus molokaiensis (Perkins, 1899)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus albopictus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus alpinus (Von Schulthess, 1897)Info
Odynerus dusmeticus (Giner, 1945)Info
Odynerus femoratus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus manevali (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Odynerus melanocephalus (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Odynerus oligopunctatus (N. Theobald, 1937)Info
Odynerus poecilus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus reniformis (Gmelin, 1790)Info
Odynerus sazi -> Leptochilus duplicatusInfo
Odynerus simillimus (Morawitz, 1867)Info
Odynerus spinipes (Linnaeus, 1758)Spiny Mason WaspSite
Omicron nanum incarum (Giordani Soika, 1978)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Palaeopolistes jattioti (A. Perrard, 2014)Info
Palaeovespa menatensis ()Info
Parachilus biglumis -> Pterocheilus biglumisInfo
Paragymnomerus dusmeti (Bluethgen, 1962)Info
Paragymnomerus spiricornis (Spinola, 1808)Info
Paravespula germanica -> Vespula germanicaInfo
Paravespula rufa schrenckii ()Info
Paravespula vulgaris -> Vespula vulgarisInfo
Parodontodynerus ephippium (Klug, 1817)Info
Polistes associus (Kohl, 1898)Info
Polistes atrimandibularis (Zimmermann, 1930)Info
Polistes attavina (Heer, 1849)Info
Polistes biglumis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Polistes bischoffi (Weyrauch, 1937)Info
Polistes bisschoffi ()Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper waspInfo
Polistes dominulus -> Polistes dominulaEuropean paper waspSite
Polistes gallicus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Polistes industrius (N. Theobald, 1937)Info
Polistes nimpha (Christ, 1791)Info
Polistes nimpha nimpha ()Info
Polistes nimphus -> Polistes nimphaInfo
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes saussurei (Dalla Torre, 1894)Info
Polistes semenowi (Morawitz, 1889)Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma dubius (Saussure, 1867)Info
Polistes sulcifer (Zimmerman, 1930)Cuckoo waspInfo
Polistes testaceicolor (Bequard, 1937)Info
Polistes vergnei (L. Piton, 1940)Info
Polochrum repandum (Spinola, 1805)Info
Polybia occidentalis (Olivier, 1791)Info
Polybia rejecta (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Polybia singularis (Ducke, 1909)Info
Pseudepipona dantici ()Info
Pseudepipona herrichii (Saussure, 1856)Purbeck Mason-waspInfo
Pseudepipona lativentris (Saussure, 1855)Info
Pseudepipona sessilis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Pseudomasaris zonalis (Cresson, 1864)Info
Pseudopolybia vespiceps (Saussure, 1863)Info
Pterocheilus biglumis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pterocheilus dives (Rad., 1876)Info
Pterocheilus phaleratus -> Nesodynerus molokaiensisInfo
Pterocheilus phaleratus suarezi (Gusenleitner, 1994)Info
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Rhopalosoma simile (Brues, 1943)Info
Rhynchalastor bluethgeni (Vecht, 1971)Info
Rhynchalastor clypeopictus (Kostylev, 1940)Info
Rhynchalastor dentisquama (Thomson, 1870)Info
Rhynchalastor laticinctus (Gusenleitner, 1981)Info
Rhynchalastor laticinctus serus (Gusenleitner, 1981)Info
Rhynchalastor orenburgensis (André, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor picticrus (Thomson, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor punctifrons (Thomson, 1874)Info
Rhynchalastor steckianus (Schulthess, 1897)Info
Rhynchalastor vergesi (Giordani Soika, 1961)Info
Rhynchalastor xanthomelas (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
Rygchium andrei (L. Piton, 1940)Info
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Stenodynerus bluethgeni -> Rhynchalastor bluethgeniInfo
Stenodynerus chevrieranus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Stenodynerus clypeopictus -> Rhynchalastor clypeopictusInfo
Stenodynerus dentisquama -> Rhynchalastor dentisquamaInfo
Stenodynerus fastidiosissimus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Stenodynerus laticinctus -> Rhynchalastor laticinctusInfo
Stenodynerus orenburgensis -> Rhynchalastor orenburgensisInfo
Stenodynerus picticrus -> Rhynchalastor picticrusInfo
Stenodynerus punctifrons -> Rhynchalastor punctifronsInfo
Stenodynerus steckianus -> Rhynchalastor steckianusInfo
Stenodynerus vergesi -> Rhynchalastor vergesiInfo
Stenodynerus xanthomelas -> Rhynchalastor xanthomelasInfo
Symmorphus allobrogus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus angustatus (Zetterstedt, 1838)Info
Symmorphus bifasciatus (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Symmorphus connexus (Curtis, 1826)Info
Symmorphus crassicornis (Panzer, 1798)Info
Symmorphus debilitatus (Saussure, 1855)Info
Symmorphus declivis (Harttig, 1932)Info
Symmorphus fuscipes (Herrich-schäffer, 1838)Info
Symmorphus gracilis (Brullé, 1832)Info
Symmorphus murarius (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Syneuodynerus egregius (Herrich-schäffer, 1839)Info
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Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)HornetSite
Vespa crabro germana (Christ, 1791)European hornetInfo
Vespa germanica -> Vespula germanicaInfo
Vespa luctuosa (Saussure, 1854)Info
Vespa spinipes (Linnæus, 1758)Info
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornetInfo
Vespa velutina nigrithorax (Buysson, 1905)Info
Vespa vulgaris -> Vespula vulgarisInfo
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo WaspInfo
Vespula autriaca ()Info
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European waspSite
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common WaspSite
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus adonis (Bohart & Stange, 1965)Info
Zethus brasiliensis -> Zethus adonisInfo
221 Species in Vespidae for West Europe 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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