Icaria variegata (Smith 1852),

Kojima, Jun-Ichi, Saito, Fuki & Nguyen, Lien Thi Phuong, 2011, On the species-group taxa of Taiwanese social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) described and / or treated by J. Sonan, Zootaxa 2920, pp. 42-64: 51

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.201805

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AD7C879B-1C08-FFAB-5CD8-FCA8FBA6FB02

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Icaria variegata (Smith 1852)
status

 

Icaria variegata (Smith 1852)  [ Ropalidia fasciata ( Fabricius 1804)  ]

Sonan (1927: 122), without giving any locality record, listed “ Epipona variegata Smith  ”, “ Icaria picta Sauss.  ” and “ Icaria ferruginea Matsumura  (nec Fabricius)” as synonyms of Icaria variegata  , and mentioned that this species could be distinguished from I. ferruginea  by having paired yellow lateral spots on the second metasomal segment. Sonan (1935 a: 199) listed, as synonyms, “ Epipona variegata Smith, 1852  [1852 c]”, “ Icaria variegata Smith  ” of de Saussure (1853), Smith (1857), Dalla Torre (1894, 1904), and Bingham (1897), “ Ropalidia variegata  ” of Bequaert (1918) and Yano (1932), “ Icaria picta  de Saussure” of de Saussure (1854) and Kuroiwa (1926), “ Icaria pendula Smith, 1857  ”, and “ Icaria ferruginea  ” of Matsumura (1908, 1910), Kuroiwa (1908) and Matsumura & Uchida (1926). Sonan (1935 a) mentioned that this species was common in Formosa (= Taiwan) and Okinawa, and recorded the following localities in Taiwan: Batoran (Karenko), Choshu, Heito, Kagi, Koshun, Kotosho (Botel-Tobago), Nanto, Raisha, Rokki, Sankaikeki, Shinchiku, Taihoku, Tainan, Taito and Urai.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Icaria