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Taxon profile

family

wasps
Vespidae Linnaeus, 1771

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

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Vespa mandarinia japonica - Japanese Giant Hornet

Vespa mandarinia japonica - Japanese Giant Hornet

Author: Kenpei
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Intertaxon relationships

mimic: Sesiidae Boisduval, 1828 - clearwings, Syrphidae Samouelle, 1819 - flower flies

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subfamily Eumeninae - potter wasps
subfamily Euparagiinae
subfamily Masarinae Latreille, 1802 - pollen wasps
subfamily Stenogastrinae Bequaert, 1918
subfamily Vespinae Linnaeus, 1771 - hornets
subfamily Zethinae

Unplaced taxa

genus Chatergellus Bequaert, 1938
genus Curiosavespa Rasnitsyn, 1975
genus Megacanthopus Ducke, 1904
genus Monacanthocnemis Ducke, 1905
genus Myraptera Curtis, 1844
genus Paraicaria Gribodo, 1892
genus Priorvespa Carpenter & Rasnitsyn, 1990

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