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Vespoidea 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 154248

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Synonym(s): Scolioidea
 
  Common Name(s): vespoid wasps [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyVespoidea  – vespoid wasps  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Family Bradynobaenidae   
                                           Family Falsiformicidae   
                                           Family Formicidae  – ants, fourmis 
                                           Family Mutillidae  – velvet ants 
                                           Family Pompilidae  – spider wasp 
                                           Family Rhopalosomatidae  – rhopalosomatid wasps 
                                           Family Sapygidae  – sapygid wasps 
                                           Family Scoliidae  – scoliid wasps 
                                           Family Sierolomorphidae  – sierolomorphid wasps 
                                           Family Tiphiidae  – tiphiid wasps 
                                           Family Vespidae  – hornets, paper wasps, potter wasps, yellowjackets 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Deans et al. (July 2006)  
  Notes: Consensus on Hymenoptera classification to family by: Andrew Austin, Denis Brothers, Matt Buffington, Andrew Deans, Gary Gibson, John Jennings, Norm Johnson, Johan Liljeblad, Michael Ohl, Lawrence Packer, Fredrik Ronquist, and Robert Wharton   
  Reference for: Vespoidea    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Vespoidea, vespoid wasps [English]   
       
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