Vespidae — Facts & Information

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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 temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail wood Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Giant Willow Aphid GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Mammals GloBI  
  • Has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
Has parasite
Additional detail Lesser Hornet Hoverfly GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail A Pollen Wasp GloBI  
Additional detail Aerial Yellow-jacket GloBI  
Additional detail Allegheny Blackberry GloBI  
Additional detail Allograpta micrura GloBI  
Additional detail Amberique-bean GloBI  
Additional detail American Bugleweed GloBI  
Additional detail American Linden GloBI  
Additional detail American Plum GloBI  
Additional detail American Witchhazel GloBI  
Additional detail Amobia signata GloBI  
Additional detail Amobia signata GloBI  
Additional detail Ancistrocerus adiabatus GloBI  
Additional detail Ancistrocerus antilope GloBI  
Additional detail Ancistrocerus campestris GloBI  
Additional detail Ancistrocerus catskill GloBI  
Additional detail Ancistrocerus unifasciatus GloBI  
Additional detail Aniseroot GloBI  
Additional detail Appendage Waterleaf GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Camas GloBI  
Additional detail Autumn Sneezeweed GloBI  
Additional detail Bald-faced Hornet GloBI  
Additional detail Biltmore Hawthorn GloBI  
Additional detail Black Raspberry GloBI  
Additional detail Black Willow GloBI  
Additional detail Black-haw GloBI  
Additional detail Blackeyed Susan GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Vervain GloBI  
Additional detail Bluevine GloBI  
Additional detail Bristly Sarsaparilla GloBI  
Additional detail Browneyed Susan GloBI  
Additional detail Bunchberry Dogwood GloBI  
Additional detail Button Eryngo GloBI  
Additional detail Canada Germander GloBI  
Additional detail Canadian Honewort GloBI  
Additional detail Canadian Horseweed GloBI  
Additional detail Carpenter's Square GloBI  
Additional detail Catnip GloBI  
Additional detail Climbing False Buckwheat GloBI  
Additional detail Cobaea Beardtongue GloBI  
Additional detail Cockspur Hawthorn GloBI  
Additional detail Common Boneset GloBI  
Additional detail Common Buttonbush GloBI  
Additional detail Common Cinquefoil GloBI  
Additional detail Common Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Common Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Common Snowberry GloBI  
Additional detail Common Sulphur GloBI  
Additional detail Common Tansy GloBI  
Additional detail Common Wasp GloBI  
Additional detail Cow Parsnip GloBI  
Additional detail Creeping Thistle GloBI  
Additional detail Crooked-stem Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Cup-plant GloBI  
Additional detail Daisy Fleabane GloBI  
Additional detail Dotted Smartweed GloBI  
Additional detail Downy Hawthorn GloBI  
Additional detail Downy Indigobush GloBI  
Additional detail Downy Pagoda-plant GloBI  
Additional detail Drummond's Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Duck-potato GloBI  
Additional detail Dukes' Skipper GloBI  
Additional detail Early Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Beebalm GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Daisy Fleabane GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Whorled Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Eastern Yampah GloBI  
Additional detail Elmleaf Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Eumenes crucifera GloBI  
Additional detail Eumenes smithii GloBI  
Additional detail Euodynerus annulatus GloBI  
Additional detail Euodynerus boscii GloBI  
Additional detail Euodynerus foraminatus GloBI  
Additional detail Euodynerus hidalgo GloBI  
Additional detail Euodynerus megaera GloBI  
Additional detail European Honey Bee GloBI  
Additional detail Evermann's Anole GloBI  
Additional detail Fiery Skipper GloBI  
Additional detail Fireweed GloBI  
Additional detail Flowering Dogwood GloBI  
Additional detail Flowering Spurge GloBI  
Additional detail Forked Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Frog Fruit GloBI  
Additional detail German Wasp GloBI  
Additional detail Gobo GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Zizia GloBI  
Additional detail Grass-leaved Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Dogwood GloBI  
Additional detail Gray Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Green Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Green Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Hairy Pagoda-plant GloBI  
Additional detail Hairy White Oldfield Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Halberd-leaf Greenbrier GloBI  
Additional detail Heartleaf Willow GloBI  
Additional detail Hemlock Waterparsnip GloBI  
Additional detail Hoary Skullcap GloBI  
Additional detail Hornet Mimic Hoverfly GloBI  
Additional detail Hornet Mimic Hoverfly GloBI  
Additional detail Hyssopleaf Hedgenettle GloBI  
Additional detail Indiancurrant Coralberry GloBI  
Additional detail Jack Spaniard Wasp GloBI  
Additional detail Jersey Tea GloBI  
Additional detail Joe-pye Weed GloBI  
Additional detail Lanceleaf Scurfpea GloBI  
Additional detail Largeleaf Wood-aster GloBI  
Additional detail Lateflowering Thoroughwort GloBI  
Additional detail Leionotus scrophulariae GloBI  
Additional detail Leionotus ziziae GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Hornet Hoverfly GloBI  
Additional detail Long Yellowjacket GloBI  
Additional detail Lowrie's Blue Wood Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Mabry's Wild Quinine GloBI  
Additional detail Macronychia griseola GloBI  
Additional detail Macronychia griseola GloBI  
Additional detail Macronychia polyodon GloBI  
Additional detail Macronychia polyodon GloBI  
Additional detail Manyfruit Primrose-willow GloBI  
Additional detail Maryland Sanicle GloBI  
Additional detail Mayweed GloBI  
Additional detail Missouri Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Monobia quadridens GloBI  
Additional detail Narrowleaf Willow GloBI  
Additional detail Nodding Beggartick GloBI  
Additional detail Oneseed Burr Cucumber GloBI  
Additional detail Orange Paper Wasp GloBI  
Additional detail Orange Sulphur GloBI  
Additional detail Ouachita White Beebalm GloBI  
Additional detail Ox-eye Daisy GloBI  
Additional detail Pale Indian Plaintain GloBI  
Additional detail Pale-leaf Sunflower GloBI  
Additional detail Parancistrocerus fulvipes GloBI  
Additional detail Parancistrocerus pedestris GloBI  
Additional detail Parancistrocerus pensylvanicus GloBI  
Additional detail Parancistrocerus perennis GloBI  
Additional detail Parancistrocerus vagus GloBI  
Additional detail Parsnip GloBI  
Additional detail Peachleaf Willow GloBI  
Additional detail Peck Skipper GloBI  
Additional detail Philadelphia Daisy GloBI  
Additional detail Pinnate Prairie Coneflower GloBI  
Additional detail Polistes dorsalis GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Prairie Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Pseudodynerus quadrisectus GloBI  
Additional detail Pterocheilus quinquefasciatus GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Meadow-parsnip GloBI  
Additional detail Purple Prairieclover GloBI  
Additional detail Pussy Willow GloBI  
Additional detail Rabbit-tobacco GloBI  
Additional detail Redshank GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchalastor ammonia GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchalastor anormis GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchalastor fundatiformis GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchalastor histrionalis GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchalastor oculeus GloBI  
Additional detail Rough Sunflower GloBI  
Additional detail Sassafras GloBI  
Additional detail Shining Sumac GloBI  
Additional detail Short's Rockcress GloBI  
Additional detail Showy Goldenrod GloBI  
Additional detail Showy Partridgepea GloBI  
Additional detail Silky Dogwood GloBI  
Additional detail Slender Mountain-mint GloBI  
Additional detail Small Copper GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Blue Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Carrionflower GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Sumac GloBI  
Additional detail Southern Yellowjacket GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Water Hemlock GloBI  
Additional detail Starved Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Stiff Cowbane GloBI  
Additional detail Stiff Sunflower GloBI  
Additional detail Stiff Tickseed GloBI  
Additional detail Swamp Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Swamp Milkweed GloBI  
Additional detail Swamp Smartweed GloBI  
Additional detail Sweet Coneflower GloBI  
Additional detail Symmorphus albomarginatus GloBI  
Additional detail Symmorphus canadensis GloBI  
Additional detail Symmorphus cristatus GloBI  
Additional detail Tall Thoroughwort GloBI  
Additional detail Tall Tickseed GloBI  
Additional detail Talus Slope Penstemon GloBI  
Additional detail Tickseed Beggarticks GloBI  
Additional detail Two-flower Dwarf-dandelion GloBI  
Additional detail Upland Boneset GloBI  
Additional detail Virgin's Bower GloBI  
Additional detail Virginia Mountainmint GloBI  
Additional detail Virginia Pepperweed GloBI  
Additional detail Virginia Strawberry GloBI  
Additional detail Volucella GloBI  
Additional detail Wafer Ash GloBI  
Additional detail Western Antillean Anoles GloBI  
Additional detail Western Snowberry GloBI  
Additional detail White Avens GloBI  
Additional detail White Doll's Daisy GloBI  
Additional detail White Heath Aster GloBI  
Additional detail White Melilot GloBI  
Additional detail White Panicle Aster GloBI  
Additional detail White Snakeroot GloBI  
Additional detail Whorled Mountainmint GloBI  
Additional detail Wild Onion GloBI  
Additional detail Wild Petunia GloBI  
Additional detail Willow Aster GloBI  
Additional detail Yarrow GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Passionflower GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow-pimpernel GloBI  
Additional detail Zethus spinipes GloBI  
  • 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 GloBI  
Additional detail Hammond's Flycatcher GloBI  
Additional detail Pine Warbler GloBI  
Additional detail Western Antillean Anoles GloBI  
Additional detail Western Wood Pewee GloBI  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Vespidae
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 125.45 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 122.46 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about Vespidae
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

Data about Vespidae
Number of sequences in GenBank
Additional detail 233,784 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of articles on EOL
Additional detail 1,583 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in GBIF
Additional detail 138,678 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of images on EOL
Additional detail 1,892 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of media on EOL
Additional detail 1,916 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of rich pages on EOL
Additional detail 41 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Sequences in GenBank?
Additional detail yes 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 4,552 Global Genome Initiative core metrics  
Number of records in BOLD
Additional detail 4,338 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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