Ropalidia opifex van der Vecht, 1962

Tan, Jiang-Li, Van Achterberg, Kees & Chen, Xue-Xin, 2014, Pictorial key to species of the genus Ropalidia Guerin-Meneville, 1831 (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) from China, with description of one new species, ZooKeys 391, pp. 1-35: 21

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.391.6606

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:00BA115D-65D4-4A0C-933C-C29F56236DEA

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3FCE5241-E15D-ACC6-038C-D84047A4F014

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scientific name

Ropalidia opifex van der Vecht, 1962
status

 

Ropalidia opifex van der Vecht, 1962  Figure 2A

Ropalidia opifex  van der Vecht, 1962: 42; Richards 1978: 128; Lee 1982: 86; 1985: 46, 51; Kojima 1996a: 325, 328. Type locality: Malaya (Penang).

Specimens examined.

MALAYSIA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), Penang Hill, Penang, 2500 ft, 27.i.1959, H.T. Pagden (paratype of Ropalidia opifex  ). INDONESIA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), E. Borneo, Begen River, Tabang, 26.ix.1956, AMR Wegner.

Remarks.

No specimens from China were available in the present study, but this species was reported from China by Lee (1982, 1985).

Distribution.

China (Yunnan); Borneo; Malay Peninsula. ( Kojima and Carpenter 1997 and updated to 2006).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia