family Vespidae

noun
an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
Syn: ↑Vespidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Hymenoptera, ↑order Hymenoptera
Member Meronyms:

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  • Vespidae — Taxobox name = Vespidae image width = 250px image caption = Vespula germanica regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera subordo = Apocrita superfamilia = Vespoidea familia = Vespidae subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Vespidae — Ves·pi·dae (vesґpĭ de) the social wasps, a family of flying insects of the order Hymenoptera that have a long thin body and delicate wings; many species can sting. Members of this family live in complicated social units with castes. Genera… …   Medical dictionary

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  • wasp — wasplike, adj. /wosp/, n. 1. any of numerous social or solitary hymenopterous insects of the Vespidae, Sphecidae, and allied families, generally having a long, slender body and narrow waist and, in the female, a stinger. 2. a person who is… …   Universalium

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  • Pollen wasp — Pollen wasps Pseudomasaris vespoides Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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  • Polistes — Taxobox | name = Polistes image width = 250px image caption = Polistes dominula regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Vespidae subfamilia = Polistinae tribus = Polistini genus = Polistes genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Euparagia — Taxobox name = Euparagia regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera subordo = Apocrita superfamilia = Vespoidea familia = Vespidae subfamilia = Euparagiinae genus = Euparagia subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

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