Taxon profile


Vespoidea Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  suborder Apocrita

Scientific synonyms

incl. Formicoidea, Pompiloidea, Scolioidea, Tiphioidea



Included taxa

Number of records: 10

family Formicidae Latreille, 1809 - ants
family Mutillidae Latreille, 1802 - velvet ants
family Pompilidae - spider hunting wasps
family Sapygidae
family Scoliidae Latreille, 1802
family Tiphiidae Leach, 1815 - flower wasps
family Vespidae Linnaeus, 1771 - wasps

Fossil taxa

genus Cariridris Brandão & Martins-Neto, 1990 inc.sed.

Links and literature

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Noyes, Dr John (ed.). 2006. Vespoidea. Fauna Europaea version 1.2,
[Data retrieved on: 07 November 2006]

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extinct taxon

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