Taxon profile


Asian Giant Hornet
Vespa mandarinia Smith, 1852

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Vespidae - wasps »  genus Vespa - Hornets

Scientific synonyms

Vespa mandarina Smith, 1852 (misspelling) m


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Pernis apivorus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Honey Buzzard

prey: Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 - Honey Bee, Vespa simillima Smith, 1868 - Yellow Hornet, Apis cerana Fabricius, 1793 - Asiatic Honey Bee, Vespa dybowskii André, 1884, Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764) - Lesser banded hornet

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Vespa mandarinia bellona Smith, 1871
subspecies Vespa mandarinia japonica Radoszkowski, 1857 - Japanese Giant Hornet

Vespa mandarinia japonica - Japanese Giant Hornet

subspecies Vespa mandarinia magnifica Smith, 1852
subspecies Vespa mandarinia mandarinia Smith, 1852
subspecies Vespa mandarinia nobilis Sonan, 1929

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