Tropidodynerus

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Tropidodynerus
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Vespidae
Subfamily: Eumeninae
Genus: Tropidodynerus
Blüthgen, 1939 [1]
Type species
Tropidodynerus interruptus
(Brullé, 1832) [1]
Species

Tropidodynerus is a Palearctic and Indomalayan genus of potter wasps.

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Vespidae Family of insects

The Vespidae are a large, diverse, cosmopolitan family of wasps, including nearly all the known eusocial wasps and many solitary wasps. Each social wasp colony includes a queen and a number of female workers with varying degrees of sterility relative to the queen. In temperate social species, colonies usually last only one year, dying at the onset of winter. New queens and males (drones) are produced towards the end of the summer, and after mating, the queens hibernate over winter in cracks or other sheltered locations. The nests of most species are constructed out of mud, but polistines and vespines use plant fibers, chewed to form a sort of paper. Many species are pollen vectors contributing to the pollination of several plants, being potential or even effective pollinators, while others are notable predators of pest insect species.

Potter wasp Subfamily of insects

Potter wasps, the Eumeninae, are a cosmopolitan wasp group presently treated as a subfamily of Vespidae, but sometimes recognized in the past as a separate family, Eumenidae.

<i>Parazumia</i>

Parazumia is a Neotropical and Nearctic genus of medium to large sized potter wasps. The Nearctic species of this genus have been treated for much of the 20th century as a separate genus named Paranortonia.

<i>Symmorphus</i> Genus of wasps

Symmorphus is a primarily holarctic genus of potter wasps.

Postepipona is an Afrotropical genus of potter wasps containing two species, one from Madagascar and the other from island of Socotra in Yemen.

<i>Pseudabispa</i> Genus of wasps

Pseudabispa is an Australian and Papuan genus of potter wasps containing 5 species, one of them subdivided in 4 subspecies.

Gribodia is an Indomalayan genus of potter wasps. It contains the following species:

Gymnomerus is a monotypic Palearctic genus of potter wasps. The sole species is Gymnomerus laevipes.

Labochilus is a Palearctic genus of potter wasps. It contains the following species:

Labus is an Indomalayan genus of potter wasps. It contains the following species:

Mitrodynerus is a monotypic genus of potter wasps with the single member being endemic to Sri Lanka.

Nortozumia is an indomalayan genus of potter wasps.

Paragymnomerus is a palearctic genus of potter wasps.

Paralionotulus is a monotypic Palearctic genus of potter wasps, the sole species being Paralionotulus mervensis which was originally described in 1887 by the Polish entomologist Oktawiusz Radoszkowski as Leptochilus mervensis.

Parodontodynerus is a Palearctic genus of potter wasps.

Pseudoleptochilus is a small Palearctic genus of potter wasps consisting of two species.

Pseudosymmorphus is a small Palearctic genus of potter wasps from North Africa and the Middle East, containing four species.

Pseumenes is an Indomalayan, Australian and Palearctic genus of potter wasps.

Spinilabochilus is a Palearctic genus of potter wasps.

Xenorhynchium is a monotypic Indomalayan genus of potter wasps. The sole species is Xenorhynchium nitidulum.

References

  1. 1 2 James Michael Carpenter (1986). "A Synonymic Generic Checklist of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)". Psyche. 93: 61–90. doi: 10.1155/1986/12489 .