Ropalidia sumatrae (Weber, 1801)

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: 24

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ropalidia sumatrae (Weber, 1801)
status

 

Ropalidia sumatrae (Weber, 1801)  Figure 2H

Vespa sumatrae  Weber, 1801: 103. Type locality: Sumatra.

Icaria sumatrae  ; de Saussure 1854: 241.

Ropalidia sumatrae sumatrae  van der Vecht, 1962: 35.

Ropalidia sumatrae lugubris  van der Vecht, 1941: 104. Syn. by Kojima et al. (2007).

Icaria speciosa  de Saussure, 1855: 374. Type locality: Sumatra. Syn. by van der Vecht (1941).

Specimens examined.

CHINA: 1 ♀ (NWAM), Menglun, Yunnan,19.v.1991, YL Wang & RG Tian; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), id., but 12.iv.1981, JH He, no. 811796; 2 ♀ (ZJUH), Sanchahe, Yunnan, 10.iv.1981, JH He, no. 811812; 1 ♀ (ZJUH), Mt. Youle, Yunnan,17.iv.1981, JH He, no. 811873. MALAYSIA: 2 ♂ (RMNH), Sabah, Brumas, NBT, 23-27.i.1973, K.M. Guichard; 1 ♂ (RMNH), Borneo, Sarawak, trail Bario-Pa Lungan, 3°48'N, 115°34'E, 1100 m, 23.ii.1987, J Huisman; 1 ♀ (RMNH), SW. Sabah, near Long Pa Sia (West), c. 1200 m, 2-14.iv.1987, Mal. trap 7, C van Achterberg. INDONESIA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), N. Sumatra: Allas Valley, near Gumpang, 13.vi.1972, 3°48'N, 97°29'E, J Krikken; 2 ♀ (RMNH), N. Sumatra, Aceh, Ketamba, 400 m, iv.1995, Mal. trap, near edge rainforest, Y van Nierop & C van Achterberg.

Remarks.

Lee (1982, 1985) used Ropalidia speciosa  still as a valid species.

Distribution.

China (Yunnan); Bangka; Borneo; India; Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak) (rec. n.); Myanmar; Sumatra; Thailand; Vietnam. ( Lee 1982, 1985, Kojima and Carpenter 1997 and updated to 2006, Kojima et al. 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia