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English names for Wasps (Vespidae) Species
Species with ANext  
Abispa ephippium (Fabricius, 1775)Australian hornet
Potter Wasp
Info
Abispa splendida (Guérin, 1838)Large Mud-nesting WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus gazella (Panzer, 1798)European tube wasp
European potter wasp
Site
Ancistrocerus parietum (Linnaeus, 1758)Wall Mason WaspInfo
Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Muller, 1776)Caterpillar-hunting potter waspSite
Apoica pallens (Fabricius, 1804)Central American Paper WaspInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachygastra mellifica (Say, 1837)Mexican honey waspInfo
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Dolichovespula adulterina (Du Buysson, 1905)Parasitic yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula albida (Sladen, 1918)Arctic YellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula alpicola (Eck, 1984)Rocky Mountain aerial yellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arctica (Rohwer, 1916)Parasitic YellowjacketInfo
Dolichovespula arenaria (Fabricius, 1775)Aerial yellowjacket
Common Aerial Yellowjacket
Info
Dolichovespula maculata (Linnaeus, 1763)Bull wasp
Blackjacket
White-tailed hornet
White-faced hornet
Bald hornet
Bald-faced hornet
Baldfaced hornet
Bald-faced yellowjacket
Info
Dolichovespula media (Retzius, 1783)Median wasp
Media Wasp
Site
Dolichovespula norvegicoides (Sladen, 1918)Arctic yellowjacket
Northern Aerial Yellowjacket
Info
Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius, 1781)Norwegian waspInfo
Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius, 1793)Saxon waspInfo
Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763)Tree waspSite
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Eumenes fraternus (Say, 1824)Potter WaspInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Liostenogaster flavolineata (Cameron, 1902)Tropical Hover WaspInfo
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Mischocyttarus flavitarsis (Saussure, 1854)Western Paper WaspInfo
Monobia quadridens (Linnaeus, 1763)Four-toothed Mason Wasp
Mason wasp
Info
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Nectarinia kilimensis (Shelley, 1814)Bronze SunbirdInfo
Nectarinia purpureiventris (Reichenow, 1893)Purple-breasted SunbirdInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odynerus spinipes (Linnaeus, 1758)Spiny Mason WaspSite
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Pachodynerus erynnis (Lepeletier, 1841)Red-marked PachodynerusInfo
Pachodynerus nasidens (Latreille, 1812)Keyhole waspInfo
Parischnogaster alternata (Sakag., 1969)Black hover waspInfo
Polistes annularis (Linnaeus, 1763)Jack Spaniard WaspInfo
Polistes aurifer -> Polistes fuscataGolden paper waspInfo
Polistes carolina (Linnaeus, 1767)Red Paper Wasps
Red Wasp
Info
Polistes chinensis (Fabricius, 1793)Asian paper wasp
Chinese Paper Wasp
Info
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)European paper wasp
Paper wasp
Info
Polistes dominulus -> Polistes dominulaEuropean paper wasp
Yellow paper wasp
Site
Polistes fuscatus (Fabricius, 1793)Northern Paper WaspInfo
Polistes humilis (Fabricius, 1781)Common paper wasp
Common paperwasp
Australian Paper Wasp
Info
Polistes metricus (Say, 1831)Metricus paper wasp
Paper wasp
Info
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper wasp
Yellow Oriental Paper-wasp
Info
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernardīs tropical paper wasp
Tropical Paper Wasp
Info
Polistes sulcifer (Zimmerman, 1930)Cuckoo waspInfo
Polistes versicolor (Olivier, 1791)Yellow Paper WaspInfo
Pseudepipona herrichii (Saussure, 1856)Purbeck Mason-waspInfo
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Ropalidia revolutionalis (Saussure, 1854)Small Brown Paper WaspInfo
Ropalidia romandi (Guill., 1841)Yellow brown paper waspInfo
Species with VBack  Top
Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)Lesser banded hornetInfo
Vespa anglica -> Dolichovespula sylvestrisTree waspInfo
Vespa basalis (Smith, 1852)Black-bellied hornetInfo
Vespa bicolor (Fabricius, 1787)Black shield waspInfo
Vespa crabro (Linnaeus, 1758)Hornet
European hornet
Old World Hornet
Site
Vespa crabro germana (Christ, 1791)European hornet
Giant hornet
Info
Vespa maculata -> Campsomeris quadrimaculataBald-faced hornet
Bald hornet
White-faced hornet
White-tailed hornet
Blackjacket
Bull wasp
Info
Vespa mandarinia (Smith, 1852)Asian giant hornetInfo
Vespa mandarinia japonica (Radoszkowski, 1857)Japanese Giant HornetInfo
Vespa orientalis (Linnaeus, 1771)Oriental hornetInfo
Vespa pilosella -> Dolichovespula sylvestrisTree waspInfo
Vespa simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese yellow hornet
Japanese hornet
Yellow hornet
Info
Vespa simillima simillima (Smith, 1868)Japanese HornetInfo
Vespa tropica (Linnaeus, 1758)Greater banded hornetInfo
Vespa velutina (Lepeletier, 1836)Yellow-legged hornet
Asian Hornet
Asian predatory wasp
Info
Vespula acadica (Sladen, 1918)Forest YellowjacketInfo
Vespula atropilosa (Sladen, 1918)Prairie YellowjacketInfo
Vespula austriaca (Panzer, 1799)Red Cuckoo Wasp
Boreal Yellowjacket
Cuckoo Wasp
Info
Vespula consobrina (De Saussure, 1854)BlackjacketInfo
Vespula flavopilosa (Jacobson, 1978)Downy YellowjacketInfo
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)European wasp
German Wasp
German Yellowjacket
European yellow jacket
Site
Vespula infernalis (De Saussure, 1854)Cuckoo YellowjacketInfo
Vespula intermedia -> Vespula yichunensisNorthern Red-banded YellowjacketInfo
Vespula maculifrons (Du Buysson, 1905)Eastern Yellowjacket
Eastern yellow jacket
Info
Vespula pensylvanica (De Saussure, 1857)Western Yellowjacket
Western yellow jacket
Info
Vespula rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Red WaspInfo
Vespula squamosa (Drury, 1770)Southern YellowjacketInfo
Vespula sulphurea (De Saussure, 1854)California YellowjacketInfo
Vespula vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Wasp
European yellow jacket
English wasp
Common Yellowjacket
Site
11031 Species in 1 Family listed, 73 species with english name
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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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