Taxon profile


bees, ants and wasps
Hymenoptera Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  cohors Endopterygota


Functions restricted to taxon Hymenoptera

Important groups

Symphyta - sawflies, Aulacidae, Thynnidae - Thynnid Wasps, Apoidea, Pteromalidae, Torymidae, Bethylidae, Chrysididae - cuckoo wasps, Sclerogibbidae, Cynipidae - gall wasps, Ichneumonidae - ichneumonids, Stephanidae, Mutillidae - velvet ants, Scoliidae, Tiphiidae - flower wasps, Vespidae - wasps

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

suborder Apocrita Gerstäcker, 1867
suborder Symphyta Gerstäcker, 1867 - sawflies

Fossil taxa

family Bryopompilidae Engel and Grimaldi, 2006
genus Cretopone Dlussky, 1975 inc.sed.
genus Dolichomyrma Dlussky, 1975 inc.sed.
genus Nygmatius Hong, 1983
genus Petropone Dlussky, 1975 inc.sed.
genus Tylocomnus Cockerell, 1941
species Shandongodes necrodes Zhang, 1985 inc.sed.

Links and literature

Data source info

Šedivý J. (ed.) (1989): Enumeratio Insectorum Bohemoslovakiae. Check list of Czechoslovak Insects III (Hymenoptera), Acta faunistica entomologica Musei nationalis Pragae

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Hymenoptera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3, (see used literature citations in specific superfamilies taxa)
[Data retrieved on: 14 May 2007]

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon