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subgenus

Gyrostoma Kirby, 1828

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

Scientific synonyms

Cyclostoma Kirby, 1826 nec Lamarck, 1799
Megapolistes van der Vecht, 1968
Nygmopolistes Richards, 1973

Included taxa

Number of records: 21

species Polistes arthuri Cameron, 1901
species Polistes balder Kirby, 1888
species Polistes diabolicus de Saussure, 1853
species Polistes erythrinus Holmgren, 1868
species Polistes facilis Saussure, 1853
species Polistes fordi van der Vecht, 1972
species Polistes gigas (Kirby, 1826)
species Polistes hebridensis Giordani Soika, 1981
species Polistes jokahamae Radoszkowski, 1887
species Polistes legnotus van der Vecht, 1972
species Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773) - Yellow Oriental Paper-wasp

Polistes olivaceus

species Polistes penthicus van der Vecht, 1972
species Polistes perflavus van der Vecht, 1972
species Polistes rothneyi Cameron, 1900
species Polistes schach (Fabricius, 1781)
species Polistes semiflavus Holmgren, 1868
species Polistes stenopus van der Vecht, 1972
species Polistes tenebricosus Lepeletier, 1836
species Polistes tenuispunctia Kim, 2001
species Polistes tepidus (Fabricius, 1775)

Polistes tepidus

species Polistes wattii Cameron, 1900

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1282122]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Gyrostoma Kirby & Spence, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2020

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