Taxon profile


German Wasp
Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)

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

Scientific synonyms

Vespa germanica Fabricius, 1793 o
Paravespula germanica

Other names

= European Wasp
= German Yellow-jacket


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Pernis apivorus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Honey Buzzard

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Vespula germanica germanica (Fabricius, 1793)

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Vespula germanica]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Vespula_germanica]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1799)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [167807]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)]
Dvořák L., Straka J. (2007): Vespoidea: Vespidae (vosovití), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae [as Vespula germanica (Fabricius, 1793)]

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