Ropalidia rufocollaris (Cameron, 1900)

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: 23

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ropalidia rufocollaris (Cameron, 1900)
status

 

Ropalidia rufocollaris (Cameron, 1900)  Figure 2D

Icaria rufocollaris  Cameron, 1900: 497. Type locality: India (Khasia Hills).

Ropalidia rufocollaris rufocollaris  ; Das and Gupta 1983: 421; 1989: 125.

Ropalidia rufocollaris atrata  van der Vecht, 1941: 139. Type locality: Thailand (Siam Doi Setep). Syn. by Nguyen et al. (2006).

Specimens examined.

CHINA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), Tibet, Khamba Jong, F.A.M. INDIA: 1 ♀ + 1 ♂ (RMNH), Khasia Hills, Assam; 1 ♀ (RMNH), British Sikkim, 200 m, valley at Tista Bridge, 8-15.xii.1934, R Malaise; 1 ♀ (RMNH), E. Himalayas, Pashok, 2000 ft, Darjiling district, 11.vi.16, LC Hartless; 1 ♀ (RMNH), India, Lushai Hills, Miso district, Thingsat, 2000-3500 ft, 9-10.ix.1960, F Schmid. MYANMAR: 1 ♂ (RMNH), Burma: Washaung, 20 km, East of Myitkyina, c 200 m, 14.vii.1934, R Malaise; 1 ♀ (RMNH), Nord East Burma: Punkatang, road Sadon-Myitkyina, 8.vii.1934, R Malaise.

Remarks.

Occipital carina is curved forward ventrally and the gena narrow ventrally; the propodeum has the yellow stripes merged, but are sometimes lacking.

Distribution.

China (Tibet); India; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam. ( Kojima and Carpenter 1997 and updated to 2006, Kojima et al. 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia