Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinks
Books
Data

Species Vespula squamosa - Southern Yellowjacket

first page
previous page
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...
next page
last page

Biology of the Vespine Wasps
By Makoto Matsuura and Seiki Yamane
Springer-Verlag, 1990
This is an english translation of the 1984 Japanese work by the same authors titled: Comparative ethology of the Vespine wasps. This book is mainly a review on the biology and behavior of the Japanese Vespinae species, but this work also contains a chapter discussing a comparison between the Eurasian and North American species as well as provides a distributional checklist of the species of Vespinae worldwide. It is a well written and worthwhile read for anyone interested in Hornets and Yellowjackets in east Asia.

Here is a link to a readable/downloadable copy: http://www.academia.edu/23253

Social Wasps: Their biology and control
By Robin Edwards
Retokil LTD, 1980
This is one of the most thoroughly written works on social wasps. This book primarily contains information on British species but contains information on social vespids from other parts of the world as well.

Here is a link to a readable/downlaodable copy: http://www.academia.edu/2325339/Edwards_1980_Social_Wasps_Their_Biology_and_Control

A contribution to the biology of North American Vespine wasps
By Carl D Duncan
Stanford Universuty Press, 1939
This is the first major work on the morphology and taxonomy of North American Vespine wasps. This book extensively studies the internal and external morphology of the western yellowjacket Vespula pensylvanica as well as provides a chapter on Vespine systematics and also provides subsequent chapters which extensivly review the biology and behavior of the Vespinae species from the Western United States. This book is an excellent read and threrefore highly reccomended.

Here is a link to a readable/downloadable copy of this work:
http://www.academia.edu/4894080/Duncan_1939_A_contribution_to_t

Monographie des guepes au Vespa
By Robert Du Buysson
Although outdated, This is one of the first monographs of the species of Vespinae of the world. This is a great historical piece for anyone wanting to see how much progress has been made in the field in the last Century.

Here is a link to a downloadable/readable copy: http://www.academia.edu/1910303/Du_Buysson_1904-1905_Monographie_des_guepes_au_Vespa_IN_FRENCH

Books on Vespinae
By Various
various
http://independent.academia.edu/AnthonyDaglio/Books

Vespine wasps of the World: Behaviour, ecology, & taxonomy of the Vespinae
By Michael E Archer
Siri Scientific Press, 2012

A Key To The World Species Of The Vespinae
By Micheal E Archer
College of Ripon and York U.K., 1989
http://independent.academia.edu/AnthonyDaglio/Books/1889688/Archer_1989_A_Key_To_The_World_Species_Of_The_Vespinae_Hymenoptera_

Checklist of the species of the subfamily Vespinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
By Carpenter, James M., and Jun-ichi Kojima
Nat. Hist. Bulletin of Ibaraki Univ. 1:51-92, 1997
Indispensable taxonomic and distributional work for these wasps. Available for download as pdf at:

http://research.amnh.org/iz/f/Carpenter_Kojima_1997_ves.pdf

first page
previous page
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...
next page
last page