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Taxon profile

genus

Hornets
Vespa Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Macrovespa Dalla Torre, 1904
Nyctovespa van der Vecht, 1959

Type taxon:

Included taxa

Number of records: 29

species Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764) - Lesser banded hornet

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species Vespa analis Fabricius, 1775
species Vespa basalis Smith, 1852 - Black-bellied hornet
species Vespa bellicosa de Saussure, 1854
species Vespa bicolor Fabricius, 1787 - Black shield wasp

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species Vespa binghami du Buysson, 1905
species Vespa capitata Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785
species Vespa crabro Linnaeus, 1758 - Old World Hornet

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species Vespa ducalis Smith, 1852
species Vespa dybowskii André, 1884
species Vespa fervida Smith, 1858

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species Vespa fumida Van der Vecht, 1956
species Vespa luctuosa de Saussure, 1854
species Vespa mandarinia Smith, 1852 - Asian Giant Hornet

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species Vespa mocsaryana du Buysson, 1905

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species Vespa multimaculata Pérez, 1910
species Vespa orientalis Linnaeus, 1771 - Oriental Hornet

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species Vespa philippinensis de Saussure, 1854
species Vespa simillima Smith, 1868 - Yellow Hornet

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species Vespa soror du Buysson, 1905
species Vespa tropica (Linnaeus, 1758) - Greater Banded Hornet

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species Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836 - Asian Predatory Wasp

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species Vespa vivax Smith, 1870

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Vespa incertae sedis

species Vespa aethale Lichtenstein, 1796
species Vespa bicincta Villers, 1789
species Vespa bilineata Statz, 1936
species Vespa bipustulata Villers, 1789
species Vespa cayana Reich, 1795
species Vespa cordifera Statz, 1936

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Explanations

extinct taxon