A checklist of the yellowjackets worldwide (including subspecies)

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I am listing all the species and subspecies I am covering in my book I have photos of most of these I will try to paste links of the actual wasp under each species and add distributional notes for each species and subspecies when I have time.


I have added all of the parasitic species under Vespula and Pseudovespula as well as regulated the rufa group to the Genus Allovespula. The vespula vulgaris group is treated as Paravespula as the "vulgaris group" is only one of the many species groups in the Genus Paravespula (see Yamane et al 1980 and Archer (2008) I am also including the squamosa group in the Genus Paravespula due to biological habits, nest morphology, perrenialism and polygyny, and long seasonality as well as foraging habits and differing internal morpholgy. I think the current scheme of Vespinae Genera is outdated further seperations upon further study might be the seperation of the maculata group (maculata, media, flora, and kuami) from the rest of Dolichovespula as they are morphologically and behaviorally seperable and much more "Vespa like" thus defering the Genus name to Boreovespula Bluthgen (1943) (type norwegica) as the rest of the species are homogenous in behavior and morphology.


The seperation of Psuedovespula (type adulterina) from Vespula (as construed here) has been done due to longer ocular malar space and different parasitic habits and behavioral characteristics of these parasitic species lacking a worker caste. Full species are denoted with a number and are in alphebetical order. subspecies are lettered. Many of these subspecies have not been described as the practice is to synonomize all subspecies under the nominate species which I do not agree with.

A.) Genus Vespula Thompson 1869 (Type species austriaca)
Synononyms =
Psuedovespa Schiemiedeknechct (1881) (Type species austriaca)

(Note I consider the Genera Vespula and Pseudovespula as reconfigured is constituting of parasitic species only without worker castes, differing morpholgy, and differing parasitic strategies)


1.) V. austriaca Panzer 1799

- Europe, Asia



a.) V. austriaca spp#A (Undescribed Species)

Notes: (= Vespula (Vespula) shinanoensis Takamizawa 2005 Nomina nuda)

- Japan, Kunashir



b.) V. austriaca aborea Smith (1849)

- U.K.



2.) V. infernalis De Saussure 1854

U.S., Canada




B.) Genus Pseudovespula Bischoff 1931 (Type species Ps. adulterina)



1.) Ps. adulterina (Buysson 1905)
- Europe, Asia


a.) Ps. adulterina montivaga Yamane 1982
- Japan, Kunashir


b.) Ps. adulterina Spp#A (Undescribed Species)

- Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan


2.) Ps. arctica Rowher 1916
- Eastern U.S., - Canada


a.) Ps. arctica spp. A (Undescribed Species)
(A white and black species with more extensive makings than typical arctica in both queens and males)
- Western U.S. Canada



b.) Ps. arctica spp.B (Undescribed Species)
(A yellow and black species with the gaster pattern of females approaching that of queens of D.arenaria yellowmarkings range from very yellow to a light yellow but always markerd with yellow in both queens and males. Males are much darker than the prcceedding 2 species and can be confused with D.norvegicoides. Males as a rule are always maked with yellow.)
- Western U.S. Canada


3.) Ps. omissa Bischoff 1931
- Europe, Middle east



C.) Genus Dolichovespula Rowher 1916 (Type species maculata)
Synononyms =
Boreovespula Bluthgen (1943) (Type species norwegica)
Metavespula Bluthgen (1943) (Type species sylvestris)

1.) Dolichovespula albida Sladen 1918
- Extreme Northern U.S., Canada


2.) Dolichovespula alpicola Eck 1984
- Western, U.S. Canada


3.) Dolichovespula arenaria Fabricius (1775)
- U.S. Canada (Introduced into Bermuda but is not Established (see Beqauert 1932 and Hilburn (1990)


4.) Dolichovespula baileyi Archer 1987
- China


5.) Dolichovespula flora Archer 1987
- China


6.) Dolichovespula intermedia Birula 1930
- Middle east, Asia, Europe


7.) Dolichovespula kuami Kim & Yoon 1996
- South Korea


8.) Dolichovespula lama (Buysson 1903)
- China, India, Nepal (New Distributional Record)


9.) Dolichovespula maculata (Linneaus 1763)
- U.S. Canada (introduced into New Zealand but is not established)


10.) Dolichovespula media (Retzius 1783)
- Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa (Introduced into the U.K. where it is now established and also new Zealand but is not established there)


a) D. media sugare Ishikawa 1969
- Japan


11.) Dolichovespula norvegicoides Sladen 1918
- U.S., Canada


12.) Dolichovespula norwegica (Fabricius 1781)
- Europe, Asia


a) D. norwegica peruana (Saussure 1867)
- Asia, (China, Xinjian) Sakhalin, Russia (Siberia), Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan.

Notes: (Holotype is from South America (Ecuador) adventitious species(?)



b.) D. norwegica Spp#A (Undescribed Species)

- Finland, Iceland



13.) Dolichovespula pacifica Birula 1930
- Asia: Sakhalin, Japan


a.) D. pacifica loekenae Eck 1980
- Europe, Asia


14. Dolichovespula panda Archer 1980
- China


15.) Dolichovespula saxonica (Fabricius 1793)
- Europe, Asia, Middle East (Introduced into the U.K. and is now established)


a.) D. saxonica nipponica Yamane 1975
- Japan, Kunashir


b.) D. saxonica kamtschatkensis Eck 1983
- Russia: Kamschatka


c.) D.saxonica Nigrescens Eck 1983
- Russia, Sakhalin, Mongolia


16.) Dolichovespula stigma Lee 1986
- China


17.) Dolichovespula sylvestris (Scopoli 1763)
- Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa


a.) D. sylvestris sumptuosa (Buysson 1905)
- Middle East


18.) Dolichovespula xanthicincta Archer 1980
- China, Tibet, Bhutan, Myanmar


D.) Genus Allovespula Bluthgen (1943) (Type species rufa)

1.) Allovespula acadica Sladen 1918
- U.S., Canada


2.) Allovespula atropilosa Sladen 1918
- Western U.S., Canada, Northern Mexico


3.) Allovespula consobrina (Saussure 1854)
- U.S., Canada



4.) Allovespula intermedia (Buysson 1905)
- Extreme Northern U.S. Canada



5.) Allovespula kingdonwardi Archer 1981
- China, Nepal, Myanmar



6.) Allovespula nursei Archer 1981
- India, Pakistan, China, Phillipines



7.) Allovespula rufa (Linneaus)
- Europe, Asia



a.) A. rufa spp. A (Undescribed Species)
(Tricolored species with the light markings of the head and thorax as well as Tergites 1 & 2 being ivory white. T-2 is very ruferous and all subsequent gasteral tergites are bright yellow Archer describes specimens of this variety from Sweeden in Archer (1997a)
- Hungary, Sweeden, Finland, Norway(?) and Russia



b.) A. rufa spp. B (Undescribed Species)
(This subspecies in Endemic to Britain and is highly xanthic and generally much lighter in coloration than typical rufa from Europe and elsewhere)



b.) A. rufa grahami Archer 1981
- China



8.) Allovespula schrenkii (Radoszkowski 1861)

- Europe, Asia (Russia, Korea, Mongolia, & China).



a) A. schrenkii spp. A (Undescribed Species)
- Taiwan (See Yamane & Tano 1985 for description, and Starr (1992) for complete distributional records, workers only known)



b.) A. schrenkii yichunensis Lee 1986
- China

c.) Allovespula schrenkii siberica (Andre 1884)

(See Birula 1930 and Matsurra and Yamane 1990 for seperation from schrenkii)
- Russia, Japan



d) A. schrenkii spp#B (Undescribed Species)
(This undescribed form is almost identical to the North American A.intermedia).
- Russia (Usuriland), China (Lake Hanka, Heilongiang), Kryhgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan



9.) Allovespula vidua (Sausssure 1854)
- Eastern U.S., Canada




E.) Genus Paravespula Bluthgen (1938) (Type species vulgaris)
Synonyms =
Rugovespula Archer (1982) (Type Specimen Koreensis)

NOTES: (3 species of this Genus known to date are faculative social parasites: P.flavopilosa, P.squamosa, and P.sulphurea)

1.) Paravespula akrei Landolt 2010
- Guatemala



2.) Paravespula arisana (Sonan 1929)
- Taiwan, China (Hainan Island)



3.) Paravespula alascensis Packard 1870
- U.S. Canada, Mexico (Introduced into Hawaii but is now extinct)



4.) Paravespula flaviceps (Smith 1870)
- Asia, Middle East, Europe



a.) P. flaviceps lewisii (Cameron 1903)
- Japan



b.) P. flaviceps karenkona (Sonan 1929)
- Taiwan



c.) P. flaviceps gracillia Lee 1986
- China

5.) Paravespula flavopilosa Jacobson 1978
- Eastern U.S. Canada



6.) Paravespula germanica (Fabricius 1793)
- Holarctic, Found worldwide with the exception of Antarctica (introduced into most of the world, for summary see Spradbury & Dvorak (2010) also it has been found in Hawaii but is not established (Terry posted a newspaper article about this in this forum a while back which was interesting)



7.) Paravespula inexpectata Eck 1994
- Central Mexico



8.) Paravespula Koreensis (Radoszkowski 1887)
- Russia, Asia



a.) P. koreensis salebrosa Archer 1981
- China, Vietnam



b.) P. koreensis stizoides (Buysson 1905)
- China, India, Laos



c.) P. koreensis hainensis Lee 1986
- China (Hainan Island)

9.) Paravespula maculifrons (Buysson 1905)
- Eastern U.S., Canada, Northern Mexico



10.) Paravespula orbata (Buysson 1902)
- Asia



a.) P. orbata nujiangensis Dong & Wang 2004
-China (Yunnan)



11.) Paravespula pensylvanica (Saussure 1857)
- Western U.S. Canada, Mexico (Introduced to hawaii where it is now established. It has also been introduced to Australia but is not established)



12.) Paravespula shidai Ishikawa, Yamane, & Wagner 1980
- China, Japan, Korea, Russia



a.) P. shidai amamiana Yamane 1987
- Japan (Amamiana Island, Ryuku Island)

13.) Paravespula squamosa (Drury 1773)
- U.S., Mexico (Introduced in to Canada (Ontario) but is not established (See Buck et al (2008) Recently a nest of P.squamosa has been found in Curacao, (Dutch Carribean). This nest was exterminated. Reports of this species in St. Eustatius were also made (See Esteban (2009)



a.) P. squamosa michoacana Bequaert 1941*
- Central Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras
*( Workers and queens of this subspecies are much darker in appearance with queens resembling workers of typical squamosa in metasomal pattern. Workers are generally very dark and some even have an all black T-2 with narrow apical bands completely lacking the "hourglass" markings most workers have traces of them however. The reports of V. squamosa in Bequaert (1941b), Hunt et al (2001) and Landolt (2009, 2010) are of this subspecies as well as specimens and nest photos seen from Guatemala taken by Jose Monzon Sierra as well live images of a worker online and also worker and queen specimens in the Collection of Bob Jacobson were seen)



14.) Paravespula structor (Smith 1870)
- India, Nepal, Myanmar, Laos, China, Myanmar



15.) Paravespula suphurea (Saussure 1854)
- Western U.S., Mexico



16.) Paravespula vulgaris (Linnaeus 1758)
- Europe, Asia, Middle East (Introduced to Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, and recently also introduced to Argentina, (See Maschioci et al (2010), Chile (See Barrera & Vidal (2013), Africa (Saint Helena) (See Archer (2012), and a specimen was recently been found in Cuba, and also it appars to become naturalized on Tahiti Island (French Polynesia) (See Vallas (2012)



a.) P. vulgaris spp A (Undescribed Species)
- Japan



b.) P. vulgaris rufosignata Eck 1998
- India (Kashmir)



c.) P. vulgaris vetus Eck 1999
- China, Mongolia


50.) Vespula adulterina colchica Birula (1930)
- Asian Russia

I have seen a queen specimen of this subspecies and it seems to be a valid subspecies. Publications mentioning this species are that of;
Birula (1930a): http://www.academia....ritter_Beitrag_ and
Bequaert (1932): http://www.academia....ptera_Vespinae_

51.) Dolichovespula media geerii lepeletier (1836)
- Central & Sourthern Europe

This central and southern European form is mentioned as a valid subspecies by certain authors, i.e.
Birula (1927): http://www.academia....weiter_Bietrag_
Ishikawa (1969): http://www.academia....ptera_Vespidae_
Falk (1982): http://www.academia....ish_social_wasp geerii is listed as a valid subspecies in the checklists in
Edwards (1980): http://www.academia....ogy_and_Control and
Matsuura & Yamane (1990): http://www.academia....e_Vespine_Wasps however I have seen no pictures or specimens of this subspecies so it remains nebulous whether or not it is valid.

52.) Dolichovespula saxonica monticola Birula 1930
- Caucasus

This subspecies was considered to be valid by Bequaert (1932) and has been mentioned in the checklists of Edwards (1980) and Matsuura & Yamane (1990). I have not seen any specimens or photos of this subspecies so I cannot confirm if it is valid at this time. Papers on this variety can be found here:
Birula (1930a): http://www.academia....ritter_Beitrag_
Bequaert (1932): http://www.academia....ptera_Vespinae_

53.) ?Vespula Gongshanensis Dong 2005
- China (Yunnan)

(Carpenter (2011a): V.gongshanensis with rufa by comparing notes in the abstracts and figures in Dong et al (2005): , However there is a photo of the Holotype is available on the net and looks suspiciously like a Dolichovespula species which is close to D.panda Archer in appearance. Both myself and Bob Jacobson (who hasn't seen anything like it after studying extensively Vespine wasps from around the world). The translated descriptions of the Queens, Workers, and Males, sound radically different. Personally I think he is describing several different species of wasps, and that the holotype queen looks suspiciously like V. koreensis salebrosa which has been reported from China and Vietnam. Also he does not state whether the females he collected were workers or queens. To further add to the confusion he adds notes on the nesting biology of this species and makes it sound like a Paravespula species! yet he compares this species to V. rufa rufa to further the confusion: This taxon is nebulous and needs to be properly studied. I think from this point of view V.yulongensis (which looks like a queen of a rufa subspecies) and V. nujiangensis (which is much redder than any orbata woker I've ever seen) could be distinct. Unfortunatly Vespula nujiangensis is only known by one worker specimen and has not been properly studied. On the other hand regarding Dong's new species V.yunlongensis is a typical queen of V.flaviceps and should not be further studied. UPDATE 2/21/15: I have seen a photo of the holotype worker emailed to me by Kees Van Acterberg and V. gongshanensis is V. structor. (Mystery solved).


54.) Vespula sp. 1 HMC

- Mexico

A specimen from San Christobal, Mexico is also of intrest as it could posssibly represent a new species or be a worker of V. inexpectata Eck a species of which very little is known. This specimen (while blurry) can be found here:

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I have edited this post to add distributional data and species notes. I could not Include Provespa or Vespa in the list as I am not familliar with many of these species. An expert such as Vespa bicolor is much more qualified. I will try to upload links and photos of each species /subspecies in the near future. If any of you guys are curious about a particular species or subspecies I have a papers, photos, and data on each species or subspecies and I would be more than happy to help with any questions. :afro:

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As promised I will provide photos of The species of the world Here is the photographic index of species and subspecies of all the yellowjackets worldwide:

Genus Pseudovespula Bischoff 1931
(Parasitic species)

Pseudovespula adulterina Buysson (1905) (Queens, Males and a Parastized D. saxonica Nest)




Dolichovespula-adulterina-a30336076 male.jpg

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adulerina saxonica nest.jpg

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More to come soon.

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Pseudovespula adulterina montivaga Yamane 1982
(Queens, Males, Parasitized Nests)

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pacifica montivaga nest japan.gif

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montivaga +males.jpg



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Pseudovespula arctica Rowher 1916 (typical form found in the Eastern U.S. and Canada, and also Alaska)
Queens and males and nests:

arctica m3.jpg

arctica m2.jpg

arctica m1.jpg





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Dolichovespula arctica male (1dorsal).jpg

Dolichovespula arctica male (2ventral).jpg

Dolichovespula arctica male (3lateral).jpg

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arctica q sideways.jpg

arctica q dorsal.jpg

arctica m face.jpg

arctica m dorsal.jpg

arctica m sideways.jpg

arctica m live.jpg

arctica variation.jpg

arctica male.jpg

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Here are some photos showing the differences of closely colored species (i.e. D. maculata, Ps. arctica, and A. consobrina) and also the queens of Ps. arctica spp.A & B.



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Pseudovespula arctica spp.A (White -marked form) (Western U.S., Canada) queens and males

arctica a q1.jpg

arctica a q2.jpg

arctica A q3.jpg

arctica Am1.jpg

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male of white arctica spp1.JPG

male of white arctica spp2.JPG

male of white arctica spp3.JPG

male of white arctica spp4.JPG

d.arctica spp#A male.jpg

arctica male spp.jpg

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Psuedovespula arctica spp.B (Yellow-marked form) (Western U.S., Canada) queens, males, and nests

arctica sp2 m1.jpg

arctica sp2 m2.jpg

arctica spp2 m3.jpg

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arctca yellow nest.jpg

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2 2ventral).jpg

3 (3lateral).jpg

4 (1dorsal).jpg

4 (2ventral).jpg

6 (3lateral).jpg

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Psuedovespula omissa Bischoff 1931 (Queens and Males)

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Dolichovespula_omissa pin 1.JPG

Dolichovespula_omissa q pin.JPG


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omissa face.jpg

omissa side 2.jpg

omissa side.jpg

omissa dorsal.jpg

omissa female Czech Republic.jpg

omissa male Czeck Republic.jpg

omissa male.jpg


omissa female.jpg

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Genus Vespula Thompson 1869

(Parasitic species)


Vespula austriaca (Panzer 1799) (Queens & Males)

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Vespula austriaca L russia.jpg





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vespulaAustriacamale europe.jpg

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Vespula adulterina spp.A (= Vespula shinanoensis Takamizawa (2005) (Queens & Males)


Vespula+austriaca+f+Hokkaido+Japan first.jpg



shinoensis male.jpg

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shinanoensis male live.gif

shinanoensis male live 2.gif

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V. shinanoensis.jpg

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shinanoensis male3.jpg

shinanoensis male4.jpg


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Vespula Infernalis (Panzer 1799) (Queens & Males)



Vespula austriaca (1dorsal).jpg

Vespula austriaca (2ventral).jpg

Vespula austriaca (3lateral).jpg





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austriaca male side.jpg

infernalis m dorsal.jpg

infernalis q face.jpg

infernalis q side.jpg

infernalis q dorsal.jpg

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I will do the Dolichovespula species later. I hope you guys enjoyed this post so far.

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Genus Dolichovespula Rowher (1916)

Dolichovespula albida Sladen 1918 (queens, workers, males, and nests)

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albida male.jpg

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albida nest.jpg

albida male 1.jpg

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albida male1.jpg

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albida male 3.jpg

Dolichovespula albida male (1dorsal).jpg

Dolichovespula albida male (2ventral).jpg

Dolichovespula albida male (3lateral).jpg

Dolichovespula albida worker (1dorsal).jpg

Dolichovespula albida worker (2ventral).jpg

Dolichovespula albida worker (3lateral).jpg

albida q 2.jpg

albida w 3.jpg

albida w 4.jpg

albida q face.jpg

albida q sideways.jpg

albida q dorsal.jpg

albida w face.jpg

albida w dorsal.jpg

albida w sideways.jpg

albida m face.jpg

albida m sideways.jpg

albida m dorsal.jpg

d.albida q topview.jpg

d.albida q sideview.jpg

d.albida q face.jpg

d.albida worker top view.jpg

d.albida w sideview.jpg

d.albida w face.jpg

albida male.jpg

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Dolichovespula alpicola Eck 1984 (Queens, Males, workers, and nests)

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alpicola q face.jpg

alpicola w face.jpg

alpicola m face.jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola queen (1dorsal).jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola queen (3lateral).jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola queen (2ventral).jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola worker (1dorsal).jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola worker (3lateral).jpg

Dolichovespula alpicola worker (2ventral).jpg

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alpicola queen 3.jpg

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alpicola queen 5.jpg

alpicola worker 2.jpg

alpicol worker 1.jpg

alpicola male.JPG

alpicola 1.jpg


alpicola male1.jpg

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Dolichovespula arenaria Fabricius (1775) (Quuens, Workers, Males, and nests)




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Dolichovespula arenaria worker (2ventral).jpg

Dolichovespula arenaria worker (3lateral).jpg


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arenaria q sideways.jpg

arenaria q dorsal.jpg

arenaria w face.jpg

arenaria w sideways.jpg

arenaria w dorsal.jpg

arenaria m face.jpg

arenaria m sideways.jpg

arenaria m dorsal.jpg


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Dolichovespula baileyi Archer 1987 (Queen)


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Dolichovespula flora Archer 1987 (Queens and Workers)












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Dolichovespula intermedia Birula 1930 (Queens, Workers, and males)

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Dolichovespula kuami Kim & Yoon (1996) ( queens & workers)

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Dolichovespula lama Buysson (1903) (Worker)

A partial figure of the queen is given in Fig. B (In Abb.1 on P.36):

A figure of the clypeal pattern (See fig.4 on P. 197) and metasomal pattern of D. lama can be found in Fig. 2 on P. 198):




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Dolichovespula maculata Linneaus (1763) (Queens, Workers, Males, and Nests)

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Dolichovespula media Retzius (1783) (Queens, Workers, Males, and Nests)



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