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Polybia

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Vespidae

Taxonomy
Polybia was named by Lepeletier (1836). It is extant.

It was assigned to Vespidae by Cockerell (1921) and Carpenter (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Polybia Lepeletier p. 533
1921Polybia Cockerell p. 20
1992Polybia Carpenter

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyVespidae()
genusPolybiaLepeletier 1836

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available