Ropalidia hongkongensis (de Saussure, 1854)

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: 18

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/89A6CC93-2BF6-1C0D-A00D-50097519B689

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scientific name

Ropalidia hongkongensis (de Saussure, 1854)
status

 

Ropalidia hongkongensis (de Saussure, 1854)  Figure 1F

Icaria hongkongensis  de Saussure, 1854: 239. Type locality: China (Hong Kong).

Ropalidia hongkongensis hongkongensis  Das & Gupta, 1983: 418; Das and Gupta 1989: 111.

Ropalidia hongkongensis juncta  van der Vecht, 1941: 141. Type locality: W. Java. Syn. by Nguyen et al. (2006).

Specimens examined.

CHINA: 1 ♂ (BMNH), Hummocks, Hainan, 24.v.1936, G. Ros, (allotype of Ropalidia hongkongensis  ); 1 ♀ (BMNH), Hongkong Peak, c. 1300 ft, 14-17.ix.1937, Miss Hurford, B.M. 1938-426; 9 ♀ + 5 ♂ (NWUM, RMNH), Yaoqu, Mengla, Yunnan, 28, 30.ix.2010, JL Tan; 2 ♀ (ZJUH), Hongmao Village, Yuanmen, Baisha, Hainan, 29.iv.2010, J.L. Tan; 1 ♀ + 2 ♂ (GSFA), Quannan, Jiangxi, 27.xi. & 1.xii.2010, SC Li; 1 ♂ (ZJUH), Mt. Yunji, Xinfeng, Guangdong, 19.vi.2002, no. 20029072, ZF Xu; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Chengjia, Yangshan, Guangdong, 25.vii.2002, no. 20029350, ZF Xu; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Shaoguan, Guangdong, 12.ix.1992, no. 921802, JH He; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Fengkai, Guangdong,v.1992, no. 924296, XX Chen.

Distribution.

China (Guangdong, Hainan, Hong Kong, Jiangxi, Yunnan); Bangka; India; Java; Myanmar; Vietnam. ( Kojima and Carpenter 1997 update to 2006, Nguyen et al. 2006, Kojima et al. 2007)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia