Ropalidia bicolorata 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: 14-15

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

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scientific name

Ropalidia bicolorata van der Vecht, 1962
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Ropalidia bicolorata van der Vecht, 1962  Figure 1B

Paraicaria bicolor  Gribodo, 1892: 249 (preoccupied by Ropalidia bicolor  ( Smith 1865)). Type locality: Myanmar (Chan Yoma).

Ropalidia bicolorata bicolorata  van der Vecht, 1962: 38.

Ropalidia bicolorata parvula  van der Vecht, 1962: 38, 39. Type locality: N. Borneo (Bettotan near Sandakan). Syn. by Nguyen et al. 2006.

Ropalidia bicolorata shiva  Das & Gupta, 1984: 428 (nomen nudum); 1989: 153. Type locality: India (Tripura). Syn. by Kojima et al. 2007.

Specimens examined.

1 ♀ (RMNH), syntype of Paraicaria bicolor  , Chan Yoma, with a red handwritten label: Paraicaria bicolor  det. Gribodo. MYANMAR: 1 ♀ (RMNH), Burma, S. Shan States, 1500 m, Taunggyi, i.viii.-22.ix.1934, R Malaise. CHINA: 9 ♀ (NWUM), Longmen, Shangyong, Yunnan, 26-27.ix.2010, JL Tan; 2 ♀ (NWUM), Yaoqu, Mengla, Yunnan, 28-30.ix.2010, JL Tan; 1 ♀ (GSFA), Xishuangbanna, Wangtianshu, Yunnan,23.iv.2002, SP Sun; 3 ♀ (ZJUH), Ruili, Yunnan, 29.iv.1981, JH He, no. 811457, 811458, 811458; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Mengxiu, Ruili, Yunnan, 2-6.v.1981, JH He, no. 813071; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Menglian, Yunnan, 19.iv.1981, JH He, no. 812639. THAILAND: 1 ♀ (RMNH), Thailand, Doi Inthanon, 8.i.1958, Umesao. MALAYSIA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), N. Borneo: Bettotan, near Sandakan, 26.vii.1927 (paratype of Ropalidia bicolorata parvula  van der Vecht, 1962).

Remarks.

Among the specimens from China, there are two colour forms, parvula and the nominate species bicolorata.

Distribution.

China (Yunnan); Borneo; India; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam. ( Kojima and Carpenter 1997 and updated to 2006, Nguyen et al. 2006, Kojima et al. 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia