Polistes (Gyrostoma) wattii Cameron , 1900

Tan, Jiang-Li, Achterberg, Kees Van, Duan, Mei-Jiao & Chen, Xue-Xin, 2014, An illustrated key to the species of subgenus Gyrostoma Kirby, 1828 (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) from China, with discovery of Polistes (Gyrostoma) tenuispunctia Kim, 2001, Zootaxa 3785 (3), pp. 377-399: 396

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Polistes (Gyrostoma) wattii Cameron , 1900
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Polistes (Gyrostoma) wattii Cameron, 1900 

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Polistes wattii Cameron 1900: 416  (type, ♀, Bengal, India, deposited in BMNH).

Material examined. India: ♀, holotype, Cameron coll. 1901 - 137, BMNH type Hym. 18.890; 1 ♂, NW India, 84 - 38 ( BMNH). 11 ♀, C. India: Raipur, 300 m, 22.vii.– 26.viii. 1962, F. L. Wain, each labelled “ Polistes wattii  Cameron, det. J.v.d. Vecht, 1960 ” ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 2 ♀, Rajasthan, Jodhpur Mandhur Park, 15.x. 1985, C v. Achterberg ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 1 ♀, Delhi, 7–9.vii. 1978, J. Timmer ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 4 ♀, NW India, Chandig'arh, 31.vii.– 1.viii. 1964, R.A. Maas Geesteranus ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 1 ♂, Afghanistan: Kabul (34 ˚ 31 'N, 69 ˚ 12 'E), 2–3.x. 1975, Ph. Pronk (75 069-070) ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 2 ♀, Herat (34 ˚ 20 'N, 62 ˚ 12 'E), 28.ix. 1975, Ph. Pronk (75 067) ( RMNHAbout RMNH);.

Remarks. No specimens from China were available, but recorded from China by Das & Gupta (1983, 1989) and Carpenter (1996 b).

Distribution. China; Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Oman; Mauritius; Pakistan; India.

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Eumenidae

Genus

Polistes

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Polistes (Gyrostoma) wattii Cameron , 1900

Tan, Jiang-Li, Achterberg, Kees Van, Duan, Mei-Jiao & Chen, Xue-Xin 2014

2014
Loc

Polistes wattii

Cameron 1900: 416