Ropalidia santoshae Das & Gupta, 1989

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

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ropalidia santoshae Das & Gupta, 1989
status

rec. n.

Ropalidia santoshae Das & Gupta, 1989  rec. n. Figure 2E

Ropalidia santoshae  Das & Gupta, 1983: 422. Nomen nudum.

Ropalidia santoshae  Das & Gupta, 1989: 111, 123, 156; Kojima et al. 2007: 382. Type locality: India.

Specimens examined.

INDIA: 1 ♀ (RMNH), Sikkim, Kambur, 3280 ft, 15.viii.1959, F. Schmid; 1 ♀ (RMNH), Assam, Div. Kamens, Bokhar, 2200-2500 ft, 28.v.1961, F Schmid (both paratypes labelled " Ropalidia santoshae  Das L. l., det. J v d Vecht, 1981). CHINA: 1 ♀ (NWUM), Motuo, Tibet, 29°19'37.5"N, 95°19'44.6"E, 15.viii.2011, HL Yang & JB Wang; 10 ♀ (NWUM), with same locality data, but 10.vii.2013, T Li.

Remarks.

The specimens from China agree well with the examined paratypes from India.

Distribution.

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Vespidae

Genus

Ropalidia