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Synagris (Synagris) Latreille

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Eumeninae)

Synagris Latreille, 1802. Type species: Vespa cornuta Linné, 1758.

Synagris cornuta (Linné, 1802)

Synagris fulva Moscáry, 1903

 

Synagris proserpina Gribodo, 1891

 

Synagris similis Maidl, 1914

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

See Longair (2009).

References

Bequaert, J.C. 1918. A revision of the Vespidae of the Belgian Congo based on the collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition: with a list of Ethiopian diplopterous wasps. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 39: 1-384.

Carpenter, J.M. 1986. A synonymic generic checklist of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Psyche 93: 61-90.

Longair, R. 2009. Tusked Males, Male Dimorphism and Nesting Behavior in a Subsocial Afrotropical Wasp, Synagris cornuta, and Weapons and Dimorphism in the Genus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77: 528-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.2317/E-38.1

Credits

Photographs © Michele Menegon (https://www.inaturalist.org/people/michelemenegon), or

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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