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European Paper Wasp
Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Vespidae - wasps »  genus Polistes - paper wasp »  subgenus Polistes

Scientific synonyms

Polistes bucharensis Erichson, 1849
Polistes gallica var. lefebvrei Guérin-Ménéville, 1844
Polistes gallicus muchei Gusenleitner, 1976
Polistes gallicus var. rufescens du Buysson, 1912
Polistes italica Herrich-Schäffer, 1840
Polistes maculatus Rudow, 1889
Polistes merceti Dusmet, 1903
Vespa dominula Christ, 1791 o
Polistes dominulus (Christ, 1791) (misspelling) m
Polistes gallica var. ornata (Lepeletier) Weyrauch, 1938 (misidentification) M

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Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Polistes dominulus (Christ, 1791)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [167848]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Polistes dominulus (Christ, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [http://www.ozanimals.com/] [as Polistes dominulus]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
Dvořák L., Straka J. (2007): Vespoidea: Vespidae (vosovití) [http://www.aemnp.eu/PDF/suppl_11/Vespida...], Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae [as Polistes dominulus (Christ, 1791)]

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Explanations

o original combination

m misspelling

M taxon was incorrectly identified in certain scientific works

i species introduced to area described by check-list