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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Vespidae
Vespidae
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Alternative Names

? shanwangensis Hong, 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acarepipona Giordani Soika 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acutopterocheilus Kurzenko 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Agalaia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alastoroides Saussure 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alpha Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alstor
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancistocerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancistroerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancitrocerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anthreneida White 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphanilopterus Meunier 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asiapterocheilus Kurzenko 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atropancistrocerus Blüthgen 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baeoprymna Cameron 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beta Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caba Ihering 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cesachilus Koçak & Kemal 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clypeopolybia Brèthes 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Covextrocerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyanotiphia Cameron 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Deuterapoica Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Deuterepipona Blüthgen 1951
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didymogastra Perty 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Duckea Silveira 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epicnemius Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Estiella Giordani Soika 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eualastor Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euceramius Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euleptochilus Bluthgen 1943
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eumenidium
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eumontezumia Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euodynerus Blüthgen 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eupolybia Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eurrhynchium Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eusynagris Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euzethus Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Extraepipona Gusenleitner 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fuscopolistes Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ghilarocheilus Kurzenko 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gibberrhynchium Gusenleitner 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gibbodynerus Gusenleitner 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gnatho Klug 1810
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gribodiana Gusenleitner 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gymnopolybia Ducke 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hoplomerus Agassiz 1846
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Hymenosmithia Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypalastoroidwes
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypodynerus Saussure 1855
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Icariastrum Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Immutatus Gusenleitner 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ischnogaster Guérin-Ménéville 1838
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kalliepipona Giordani Soika 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptocilus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptopolistes Blüthgen 1943
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lionotus Thomson 1870
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Marimbonda Richards 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Masariella Brauns 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megacanothopus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megapterocheilus Bohart 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Melissaia Shuckard 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micropterocheilus Bohart 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monoplomerus Blüthgen 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Myrapetra White 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neodiscoelius Stange 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neopterocheilus Kurzenko 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nicastrocerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nygmopolistes Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Odnyerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Onchopterocheilus Bohart 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Onerarius Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orientalicesa Koçak & Kemal 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachyodynerus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeopolybia Antropov 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palisotius Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paraceramius Saussure 1855
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parastalor Blöthgen 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parasymmorphus Gumming & van der Vecht 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratropancistrocerus Blüthgen 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paravespa Radoszkowski 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polistarchus Richards 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polistes
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polistoides Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polistratus Cameron 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polybia Richards 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protapoica Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protonectarina Ducke 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protopolistes Antropov 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudepipona Blüthgen 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudochartergus Ducke 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudomicrodyneru
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudonortonia Giordani Soika 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudopolybia de Saussure 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudopterochilus Kostuilev 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudpolistes
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Psiloglossa Dalla Torre 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rethus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhaphidoglossa Dalla Torre 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarochilus Gusenleitner 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saryara Kuznetzov 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saussurea Silveira 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scytokeraia Cooper 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sibyllina Westwood 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smithia Saussure 1855
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenancistrocerus Blüthgen 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenochilus Giordani Soika 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenodyneroides Giordani Soika 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenodyneru
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synoecoides Ducke 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tanyzethus Cameron 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tatua Saussure 1854
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tetrarthra Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Triarthra Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichinothorax Carpenter & Day 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichothorax Richards 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ubirodynerus Borsato 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vespula Thomson 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wettsteinia Dalla Torre 1904
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zetamenes Bertoni 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zethoides Fox 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter Wasps, Mason and Pollen Wasps
Recognized by Wikidata
"hornets, hornets and yellowjackets, paper wasps, potter wasps, and yellowjackets"
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yellowjackets, hornets, and paper wasps preferred

Afrikaans

Perdebye preferred
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Arabic

دبور preferred
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Belarusian

сапраўдныя восы preferred
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Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

stikkvepser preferred
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Bulgarian

Оси preferred
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Catalan; Valencian

Vèspid preferred
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Corsican

Vespa preferred
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Croatian

Ose preferred
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Czech

sršňovití preferred
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Danish

Gedehamse preferred
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Dutch; Flemish

plooivleugelwespen preferred
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Estonian

Voltherilased preferred
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Finnish

ampiaiset preferred
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French

Vespidés preferred
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Georgian

კრაზანისებრნი preferred
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German

Faltenwespen preferred
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Hebrew

צרעיים preferred
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Hungarian

Redősszárnyú darazsak preferred
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Ingush

Ювмоза preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

スズメバチ科 preferred
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Kazakh

Қағаз аралары preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Lapseņu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Klostinės vapsvos preferred
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Persian

زنبوران preferred
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Polish

osowate preferred
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Russian

настоящие осы preferred
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Sardinian

Espe preferred
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Serbian

Оса preferred
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Shambala

Ose preferred
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Slovenian

prave ose preferred
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Swedish

Getingar preferred
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Tunisian Arabic

فرفزّو preferred
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Ukrainian

справжні оси preferred
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Unspecified

Wespen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nan

Hó͘-thâu-phang Kho preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nds Nl

Wespe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Vespidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Hymenoptera
Apocrita
Aculeata
Vespoidea
Vespidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Hymenoptera
Vespidae (this page)
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