New records of petiolate potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) from Bhutan

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Tshering Nidup
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8802-0345
Thinley Gyeltshen
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5906-2922
P. Girish Kumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2121-0165
Wim Klein
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1504-9048
Phurpa Dorji
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5452-0496

Abstract

A total of seven species from five genera, Delta de Saussure, 1855, Eumenes Latreille, 1802, Pareumenes (de Saussure, 1855), Labus de Saussure, 1867, and Zethus Fabricius, 1804, belonging to the subfamily Eumeninae of the family Vespidae are documented. Pareumenes quadrispinosus acutus Liu, 1941, Delta esuriens (Fabricius, 1787), D. conoideum (Gmelin, 1790), E. gibbosus Nguyen, 2015, Labus pusillus van der Vecht, 1963 and Zethus dolosus Bingham, 1897, including the subspecies P. q. acutus Liu, 1941, are new records for Bhutan.

 

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Nidup, T., Gyeltshen, T., Kumar, P.G., Klein, W. and Dorji, P. 2016. New records of petiolate potter wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 12 (Oct. 2016), 9467–9472. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2774.8.12.9467-9472.
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Tshering Nidup, School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan.

Lecturer

School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan.

Thinley Gyeltshen, School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan.

Lecturer

School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan

P. Girish Kumar, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode, Kerala 673006, India

Expert: Hymenoptera

Wim Klein, Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands.

Honorary Research Associate.

Phurpa Dorji, School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan.

Lecturer

School of Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Trashigang, Bhutan. 

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