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Distribution path and Subregions of Zambia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Zambia
Taxonomy for Vespidae (Social Wasps) in Zambia
Class
Zambia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 250 families, 2506 genera, 6905 species
Tree
Subclass
Zambia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 248 families, 2504 genera, 6903 species
Tree
Infraclass
Zambia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 237 families, 2430 genera, 6662 species
Tree
Superorder
Zambia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 164 families, 2080 genera, 5983 species
Tree
Order
Zambia
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 32 families, 248 genera, 742 species
Tree
Suborder
Zambia
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 30 families, 242 genera, 728 species
Tree
Infraorder
Zambia
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 183 genera, 624 species
Tree
Superfamily
Zambia
Vespoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Vespoid wasps)
 4 families, 76 genera, 220 species
Tree
Family
Zambia
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) (Social Wasps) - Systematics
 40 genera, 158 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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Ecozones:

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Nearctic
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Fossils:

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Mesozoic


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Pacific 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 Zambia
Species with ANext  
Afreumenes aethiopicus aethiopicus (Saussure, 1852)Info
Afreumenes aethiopicus longirostris (Gerst., 1857)Info
Afreumenes aterrimus pseudomelanosoma (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Afreumenes erythrosoma (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Afreumenes nigrorufus (Giordani Soika, 1968)Info
Alastor carinulatus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Alastor stevensoni (Schulthess, 1925)Info
Allepipona emortualis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Antepipona agnata (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Antepipona anonyma (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona conradsi (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona conradsii (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Antepipona jocosa tropicaloides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona karibae karibae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona minor (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona mucronata (Saussure, 1862)Info
Antepipona pakasae (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antepipona paralastoroides (Giordani Soika, 1985)Info
Antepipona pulchella (Gerst., 1857)Info
Antepipona pulchripilosella (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antepipona stevensoniana (Giordani Soika, 1963)Info
Antepipona tropicalis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Antepipona zambiana (Gusenleitner, 2007)Info
Anterhynchium fallax (Saussure, 1856)Info
Anterhynchium histrionicum (Gerst., 1857)Info
Anterhynchium obscurum (Gusenleitner, 2007)Info
Anterhynchium synagroide (Saussure, 1852)Info
Anterhynchium synagroides gamma (Schulthess, 1923)Info
Antodynerus ardens junodi (Gribodo, 1895)Info
Antodynerus multicolor mozambicanus (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Antodynerus oneili (Cameron, 1905)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi citreobimaculatus (Giordani Soika, 1942)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi cyclops (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi imperialis (Giordani Soika, 1943)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi marginifasciatus (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi perarduus (Giordani Soika, 1942)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi sheffieldi (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Antodynerus sheffieldi tridotatus (Giordani Soika, 1942)Info
Antodynerus spoliatus spoliatus (Cameron, 1910)Info
Antodynerus versicolor picturatum ()Info
Antodynerus wellmanoides (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
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Belonogaster bimaculata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster brunnea nigriclava (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster clypeata fuscata (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster dubia (Kohl, 1894)Info
Belonogaster facialis (Buysson, 1908)Info
Belonogaster freyi (Buysson, 1909)Info
Belonogaster grisea (Fabricius, 1775)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 somereni (Richards, 1982)Info
Belonogaster vasseae (Buysson, 1906)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eumenes femoratus ()Info
Eumenes improvisus (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Eumenes maxillosus -> Delta fenestraleInfo
Eumenes melanosoma distinctus ()Info
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Gibberhynchium gibber (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Gibberhynchium masariforme (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Gibberrhynchium gibber (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Gioiella insecutor (Giordani Soika, 1951)Info
Gioiella katonai (Schulthess, 1913)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jucancistrocerus saharensis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Katamenes macrocephalus pseudoconcinnus (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Knemodynerus albolimbatus (Schulthess, 1914)Info
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Leptomenes eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes eumenoides eumenoides (Smith, 1857)Info
Leptomenes richardsi (Giordani Soika, 1975)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Micreumenes adelphus (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
Micreumenes annulipes (Cameron, 1910)Info
Micreumenes brevicornis (Gusenleitner, 2005)Info
Micreumenes glaber (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes guillarmodi (Giordani Soika, 1983)Info
Micreumenes mutarensis (Gusenleitner, 2002)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus anceps ()Info
Odynerus carinulatus (Saussure, 1856)Info
Odynerus ferruginatus ()Info
Odynerus gestroi -> Paravespa spinigera spinigeraInfo
Odynerus karibae -> Antepipona karibae karibaeInfo
Odynerus katonai -> Gioiella katonaiInfo
Odynerus marginellus ()Info
Odynerus meadewaldoi -> Proepipona meadewaldoi sedataInfo
Odynerus oneili -> Antodynerus oneiliInfo
Odynerus sheffieldi -> Antodynerus sheffieldi tridotatusInfo
Odynerus synagroides (De Saussure, 1852)Info
Odynerus wellmanoides -> Antodynerus wellmanoidesInfo
Omicrabulus saganensis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Ovodynerus sjoestedti (Cameron, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paramischocyttarus buyssoni (Gribodo, 1896)Info
Paramisehocyttarus buyssoni ()Info
Paravespa africana (Carpenther, Gusenleitner, Madl, 2010)Info
Paravespa nairobiensis (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Paravespa nigrifrons (Giordani Soika, 1960)Info
Paravespa pretoriensis (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Paravespa spinigera (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Paravespa spinigera ditior (Giordani Soika, 1935)Info
Paravespa spinigera spinigera (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Pareumenes sansibaricus occidentalis (Giordani Soika, 1944)Info
Polistepipona polistiformis polisticolor (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Polistes defectivus (Gerstaecker, 1871)Info
Polistes fastidiosus (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes madiburensis (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Polistes marginalis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Polistes smithii (Saussure, 1853)Info
Polistes smithii neavei (Schulthess, 1921)Info
Proepipona lateralis marginiscutis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Proepipona marginipunctata (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi meadewaldoi (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Proepipona meadewaldoi sedata (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Proepipona rhodesiensis rhodesiensis (Giordani Soika, 1941)Info
Pseudochilus botswanensis (Giordani Soika, 1987)Info
Pseudochilus versicolor (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Pseudodontodynerus gambiensis silverlocki (Meade-waldo, 1915)Info
Pseudodontodynerus schwarzi (Gusenleitner, 2009)Info
Pseudonortonia bisuturalis (Saussure, 1852)Info
Pseudonortonia kibonotensis kibonotensis (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia rufolineata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Pseudonortonia rufoquadripustulata (Cameron, 1910)Info
Pseudonortonia soror (Kohl, 1907)Info
Pseudonortonia tricarinulata (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Pseudozumia bimaculata (Meade-waldo, 1911)Info
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Raphiglossa flavoornata (Cameron, 1905)Info
Rhynchagris vicaria (Stadelmann, 1898)Info
Rhynchalastor bensoni (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor captiosus (Giordani Soika, 1989)Info
Rhynchalastor carinatus (Gusenleitner, 2006)Info
Rhynchalastor caudalis (Giordani Soika, 1934)Info
Rhynchalastor ferruginatus ferruginatus ()Info
Rhynchalastor histronimimus (Bequaert, 1918)Info
Rhynchalastor politiclypeus (Schulthess, 1914)Info
Rhynchium marginellum sabulosum (Saussure, 1856)Info
Rhynchium proserpinum (Von Schultheß, 1923)Info
Ropalidia cincta (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Ropalidia guttatipennis (Saussure, 1853)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenodyneroides histronimimus -> Rhynchalastor histronimimusInfo
Synagis vicaria ()Info
Synagris abyssinica (Guérin, 1848)Info
Synagris abyssinica emarginata (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris aestuans (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Synagris analis (Saussure, 1856)Info
Synagris cornuta cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Synagris mediocarinata (Soika, 1944)Info
Synagris proserpina (Gribodo, 1891)Info
Synagris proserpina niassae ()Info
Synagris stridens (Soika, 1987)Info
Synagris vicaria vicaria ()Info
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Tricarinodynerus anceps bequaerti ()Info
Tricarinodynerus guerinii guerinii ()Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zethus bilaminatus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
Zethus delagoensis (Schulthess, 1899)Info
Zethus empeyi (Giordani Soika, 1979)Info
Zethus namibicus (Gusenleitner, 1997)Info
Zethus pubescens (Smith, 1857)Info
Zethus rhodesianus (Giordani Soika, 1940)Info
158 Species in Vespidae for Zambia 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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