Taxon profile


Yellow Hornet
Vespa simillima Smith, 1868

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

Scientific synonyms

Vespa simillima flavata Perkins, 1910
Vespa mongolica var. flavata Pérez, 1910
Vespa micado Cameron, 1903
Vespa simillima mongolica André, 1884
Vespa mongolica André, 1884
Vespa mongolica var. sexpunctata Perkins, 1905
Vespa sexpunctata Perkins, 1905


Vespa simillima simillima - Japanese Hornet

Vespa simillima simillima - Japanese Hornet

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Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Russia, North America: Canadai, Asia: China, Japan

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Vespa mandarinia Smith, 1852 - Asian Giant Hornet

parasite: Vespa dybowskii André, 1884 - Black hornet

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Vespa simillima simillima Smith, 1868 - Japanese Hornet

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subspecies Vespa simillima xanthoptera Cameron, 1903

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