Vespidae


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hymenopterans

Medical entology Insects of the order Hymenoptera–eg, honeybee, yellow jacket, yellow hornet, white-faced hornet, polistes wasp and ants. See Immunotherapy, Killer bees.
Hymenopteran families
Apidae Honeybees–Apis mellifera–may react to pheromones released by a hivemates and swarm victim
Bombidae Bumblebees are relatively docile and usually have laisez-faire attitude
Formicidae Ants–Solenopsis invicta–en masse, may be fatal
Vespidae Wasps–Chlorion ichneumonidae, hornets–Vespula maculata, yellowjackets–V maculiformis–are less often assocated with allergic reactions than Apidae

Vespidae

(vĕs′pĭ-dē) [L. vespa, wasp]
Family of wasps, including paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets.
References in periodicals archive ?
A new species of paper wasp from Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Vespidae; Polistinae, Epiponini).
Two nests of Protopolybia exigua (Saussure) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) were collected on pomelo (Citrus grandis [L.]) (Rutaceae) leaves, 1 active and another abandoned.
4 1 0.12 F C VESPIDAE Brachygastra lecheguana 83 10.34 vf Va Polybia ignobillis 21 2.61 F C Polybia occidentalis 8 0.99 F C Eumeninae sp.
On the distribution and taxonomy of Vespine wasps of Iran (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Vespinae).
Taxon Number (%) of: Feeding events Faecal samples Hemiptera 2 (3.92) (1) 40 (76.92) Coleoptera (2) -- 37 (71.15) Hymenoptera (3)* -- 32 (61.54) Lepidoptera 1 (1.96) 4 (7.69) Dermaptera * -- 1 (1.92) Orthoptera -- 1 (1.92) Arachnida -- 1 (1.92) Unidentified 48 (94.12) -- (1) Cicadidae; (2) Includes Scarabaeidae; (3) Includes one record each of adult representatives of the families Formicidae, Mutilidae, and Vespidae; * New Taxa recorded in marmoset diets (Vespidae, Mutilidae and Dermaptera), due to faecal sample analysis.
Identification Atlas of the Vespidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) of the northeastern Nearctic region.
El orden Hymenoptera fue el que presento mayor riqueza de especies de entomofauna comestible, las familias Formicidae y Vespidae presentaron una mayor riqueza de especies y Apidae y Vespidae manifestaron la distribucion mas amplia, que abarca todo el territorio del estado.
Vespidae 5 1 Formicidae 2 Microhymenoptera 2 (0,03/h) 0 (0/h) Lepidoptera 6 (0,10/h) 1 (0,08/h) Hemiptera 2 (0,03/h) 0 (0/h) Thysanoptera ++ (1) + TOTAL 102 45 MEDIA 1,7/h 3,5/h Visitantes Areas FRAG-1 FRAG-2 13 h 13 h Diptera 20 (1,54/h) 8 (0,62/h) Syrphidae 10 1 Bibionidae 6 2 Drosophilidae 4 2 Culicidade Tachinidae Simuloidea 3 Coleoptera 9 (0,69/h) 9 (0,69/h) Curculionidae Cantharidae 5 6 Elateridae 1 Califoridae 3 3 Hymenoptera 3 (0,23/h) 10 (0,77/h) Apidae 1 Trigona spinipes 1 Plebeia sp.