Vespidae — Facts & Information

Hornets, Hornets and Yellowjackets, Paper Wasps, Potter Wasps, and Yellowjackets learn more about names for this taxon

Data about Vespidae

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Ecology

Data about Vespidae
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mud
  • Mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • Scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shrubland biome
  • Shrubland biome
    A shrubland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, dense groups of shrubs.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000176
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Feeds on
Additional detail Mammals Global Biotic Interactions  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Volucella Global Biotic Interactions  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Evermann's Anole Global Biotic Interactions  
Additional detail Western Antillean Anoles Global Biotic Interactions  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Vespidae
Extant
Additional detail yes The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Earliest Interval)
Additional detail Tithonian The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Latest Interval)
Additional detail Albian The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Earliest Interval)
Additional detail Pleistocene The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Latest Interval)
Additional detail Pleistocene The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 152.1 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 100.5 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 2.59 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about Vespidae
Number of sequences in GenBank
Additional detail 159,010 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of articles on EOL
Additional detail 1,536 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in GBIF
Additional detail 139,834 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of images on EOL
Additional detail 1,656 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of media on EOL
Additional detail 1,678 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail 38 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Records in GBIF?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Specimens in GGBN?
Additional detail no Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Rich EOL page?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
References in BHL?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of references in BHL
Additional detail 4,606 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in BOLD
Additional detail 4,019 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Records in BOLD?
Additional detail yes Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of public records in BOLD
Additional detail 1,218 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  

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