Pham Phong Huy1, Li Tingjing2. 2015. A first list of vespid wasps from Vietnam (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.24. No.2: 133–144 [in English].

1 Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Road, Hanoi, Vietnam; e-mail:

2 Institute of Entomology & Molecular Biology, College of Life Sciences, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing, 401331, P. R. China; e-mail:

KEY WORDS: Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Eumeninae, distribution, species list, Vietnam.

ABSTRACT: A first list of vespid wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) recorded from Vietnam as of the end of 2013 is presented. A total of 109 species belonging to 32 genera of four subfamilies, including, Eumeninae (33 species), Stenogastrinae (10 species), Polistinae (50 species), and Vespinae (16 species), are treated as valid. 19 new distributional records and the information of the distribution of the species are also provided.

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