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
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Vespidae

(vĕs′pĭ-dē) [L. vespa, wasp]
Family of wasps, including paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets.
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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.
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.