Polistes (Gyrostoma) gigas ( Kirby, 1826 )

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: 383-384

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3785.3.3

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scientific name

Polistes (Gyrostoma) gigas ( Kirby, 1826 )
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Polistes (Gyrostoma) gigas ( Kirby, 1826) 

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Cyclostoma gigas Kirby 1826  in Kirby, Spence: 36 (type, ♂, China, deposited in?Oxoford). Polistes orientalis Lepeletier 1836: 519  .

Polistes confusus Smith 1857: 102  .

Material examined. China: 1 ♀, Chine, Callery 5 – 46, with a hand writing label “H. de Saussure determin.” ( MNHNAbout MNHN); 1 ♂, Ngan Hoú (Anhui), Chine, J. de Joannis, 1901 ( MNHNAbout MNHN); 1 ♀, 1 ♂, Kout Yang (Guiyang), Kout- Tchéou (Guizhou), 1906, PP Cayalerie & Fortunat ( MNHNAbout MNHN); 6 ♀, Hang-tcheou (Hangzhou), Chekiang (Zhejiang), 1905, A Pichon ( MNHNAbout MNHN); 1 ♂, Kiang-Si (Jiangxi), 1875, A David ( MNHNAbout MNHN); 1 ♀, Kosempo, Formosa, vii. 1917, H Sauter, with a handwritten label “ P. orientalis, Schulthess  det.” Hym-00611( SDEI); 1 ♀, Pan'an City, Hue Xi (28 ˚ 59 'N 120 ˚ 30 'E), Zhejiang, China, 19.vi. 2012, c 600 m, C van Achterberg ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 2 ♀, Mt. Nankun (23 ˚ 38 'N 113 ˚ 52 'E), c 100km NE Guangzhou, Guangdong, S. China, 27–28.ix. 2011, C van Achterberg ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 2 ♀, SCAU campus (23 ˚ 9 ' 30 ”N 113 ˚ 21 ' 5 ”E), Guangzhou, Guangdong, S. China, c. 30 m, 4–7.vii. 2013, C van Achterberg & HY Chen ( RMNHAbout RMNH); 2 ♀, Baishuipubu, Yangchun Guangdong, 1.v. 2002, no. 20028351, - 28, ZF Xu ( ZJUH); 1 ♀, Mt. Baiyun, Guangzhou, 1.xi. 2003, CT Zhang ( NWUM); 2 ♀, Wuyi Farm, Xuwen, Guangdong, 99m, 20 ˚ 28 ' 21 "N 110 ˚08' 57 "E, 15.vii. 1987, no. hzs0700058, -056 ( CATAS); 1 ♀, Guishan, Heyuan, Guangdong, 18.v. 2002, no. 20028514, ZF Xu ( ZJUH); 2 ♀, Huatan, Yangchun, Guangdong, 3–4.v. 2002, no. 20027827 ~ 8, ZF Xu ( ZJUH); 1 ♀, Mt. Nankun, Guangdong, 8.vi. 2002, no. 20028910, ZF Xu ( ZJUH); 5 ♀, West Mt. Tianmu, Lin’an, Zhejiang, 4. vi. 2010 ( ZJUH); 1 ♀, Baisha (25 ˚09' 538 ˝N 116 ˚ 37 ' 435 ˝E), Shanghang, Fujian, 637 m, 9.iv. 2011, T Li ( GSFA); 1 ♂, Quannan, Jiangxi, 2.xii. 2010, SC Li ( GSFA); 2 ♀, 2 ♂, Guanshan, Jiangxi, 350 m, 16.ix. 2008, YF Tang ( GSFA); 3 ♀, Tuncheng town, Tunchang, Hainan, 139 m, 19 ˚ 19 ' 45 "N 110 ˚03' 37 "E, 25.viii. 2011, YH Zhong, no.

hzs0700607, - 894, - 886 ( CATAS); 1 ♀, Fengmu town, Tunchang, Hainan, 136 m, 19 ˚ 12 ' 49 "N 110 ˚00' 52 "E, 20.iii. 2009, CM Xing, no. hzs0700053 ( CATAS); 2 ♀, Shankou, Chengmai, Hainan, 30 m, 19 ˚ 41 ' 31 "N 109 ˚ 58 ' 16 "E, 19.iii. 2009, CM Xing, no. hzs0700054, -055 ( CATAS); 2 ♀, Danzhou, Hainan, 22–24.v. 2009, CM. Xing, no. hzs070052, -057 ( CATAS); 2 ♀, Qiongzhong, Hainan, 16.vii. 2011, WJ. Zhu, 5.viii. 2011, YH Zhong ( CATAS).

Distribution. China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hong Kong, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Taiwan, Zhejiang); India (Sikkim). ( Liu 1937, Lee 1985, Starr 1992, Barthélémy 2008, Carpenter 1996 b)

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Eumenidae

Genus

Polistes

Loc

Polistes (Gyrostoma) gigas ( Kirby, 1826 )

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

2014
Loc

Polistes confusus

Smith 1857: 102