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An annotated distributional checklist of Vespidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea) of India

Jain University, CPGS, 18/3,9th Cross, 3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560041, India.
Western Ghats Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode, Kerala–673006, India.
Department of Entomology, College of Sericulture (University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru), Chintamani, Karnataka-563125, India.
ICAR—National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR), P. Bag No. 2491, H. A. Farm Post, Bellari Road, Hebbal, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560024, India.
Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of NaturalHistory, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA.
Hymenoptera Vespid wasps catalog distribution

Abstract

This study presents a checklist of the vespid wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) of India. A total of 288 species belonging to 60 genera and 5 subfamilies of Vespidae are known to occur within the political boundaries of India. A complete list of species, comprising valid scientific names, synonyms, geographical distribution within and outside India, along with references, is provided. One new synonymy is proposed.

 

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