family Vespidae


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Noun1.family Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jacketsfamily Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
vespid, vespid wasp - mostly social nest-building wasps
genus Vespa, Vespa - type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets
genus Vespula, Vespula - sometimes considered a subgenus of Vespa: social wasps
genus Polistes, Polistes - a genus of Vespidae
Eumenes, genus Eumenes - mason wasps
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The present research work is based on the molecular study of Ropalida brevita species from the genus Ropalida of the Subfamily Polistinae of family Vespidae using 12S rRNA gene and Cytochrome 1 (Co1) gene of collected from Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Wasps of the family Vespidae, consisting of more than 5,000 species worldwide, are distributed in all the zoogeographical regions (Pickett and Carpenter, 2010).
A third group that is well illustrated and worthy of special mention is the wasps of the Family Vespidae, which are generally large and conspicuous (e.

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