Check List of the Hymenoptera Aculeata of Hastings

Check List of the Hymenoptera Aculeata of Hastings

Based on Check List of British Hymenoptera Aculeata by Else, G. in BWARS Members Handbook, Archer, M. ed., 2005.

Last edited: 27/04/2011 (No. of species: 255)

The following lists all the superfamilies, families, subfamilies, genera, subgenera and species of Hymenoptera Aculeata recorded within Hastings Borough up to the last edited date. Genera are formatted in black bold, species formatted in bold italic, and species synonyms in italic. Each species is followed by it’s distribution in GB, any threat status and the references for records of the species.

Class INSECTA
Order HYMENOPTERA
Suborder APOCRITA
Series ACULEATA

Superfamily CHRYSIDOIDEA (Dryinids, Embolemids, Bethylids and Jewel Wasps)

Family CHRYSIDIDAE (Jewel Wasps)
Subfamily ELAMPINAE
OMALUS Panzer, 1801
aeneus (Fabricius, 1787) – [GB Widespread] {BWARS5, HBC}

PSEUDOMALUS Ashmead, 1902
auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]
violaceus (Scopoli, 1763) – [GB Widespread, Nationally Scarce B] {BWARS5}

HEDYCHRIDIUM Abeille de Perrin, 1878
roseum (Rossi, 1790) – [GB Restricted] {HBC}

Subfamily CHRYSIDINAE
CHRYSIS Linnaeus, 1761
angustula Schenck, 1856 – [GB Widespread]
ignita (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]
impressa Schenck, 1856 – [GB Universal]
rudii Schuckard, 1836 – [GB Universal]
rutiliventris Abeille de Perrin, 1879 – [GB Universal]
viridula Linnaeus, 1761 – [GB Universal]

TRYCHRYSIS Lichtenstein, 1876
cyanea (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal] {BWARS6, SMS}

PSEUDOSPINOLIA Linsenmaier, 1951
neglecta (Schuckard, 1836) – [GB Widespread]

Superfamily VESPOIDEA (Tiphiid Wasps, Sapygid Wasps, Velvet Ants, Ants, Spider-hunting Wasps, Social Wasps and Potter Wasps)

Family TIPHIIDAE
Subfamily TIPHIINAE
TIPHIA Fabricius, 1775
femorata Fabricius, 1775 – [GB Restricted]
minuta Vander Linden, 1827 – [GB Widespread] {Records before 1900 – BWARS3}

Family MUTILLIDAE (Velvet Ants)
Subfamily MUTILLINAE
MUTILLA Linnaeus, 1758
europaea Linnaeus, 1758 – [GB Universal, Nationally Scarce B] {Records before 1900}

SMICROMYRME Thomson, 1870
rufipes (Fabricius, 1787) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]

Subfamily MYRMOSINAE
MYRMOSA Latreille, 1796
atra Panzer, 1801 – [GB Widespread]

Family SAPYGIDAE
MONOSAPYGA Pic, 1920
clavicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]

SAPYGA Latreille, 1796
quinquepunctata (Fabricius, 1781) – [GB Widespread]

Family FORMICIDAE (Ants)
Subfamily FORMICINAE
FORMICA Linnaeus, 1758
cunicularia Latreille, 1798 – [GB Restricted]
fusca Linnaeus, 1758 – [GB Universal]
rufa Linnaeus, 1761 – [GB Widespread]

LASIUS Fabricius, 1804
alienus (Foerster, 1850) – [GB Widespread]
flavus (Fabricius, 1782) – [GB Universal]
fuliginosus (Latreille, 1798) – [GB Widespread]
niger (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

Subfamily MYRMICINAE
TEMNOTHORAX Mayr, 1861
albipennis (Curtis, 1854) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]

MYRMICA Latreille, 1804
rubra (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]
ruginodis Nylander, 1846 – [GB Universal]
sabuleti Meinert, 1861 – [GB Universal]
scabrinodis Nylander, 1846 – [GB Universal]

TETRAMORIUM Mayr, 1855
caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]

Family POMPILIDAE (Spider-hunting Wasps)
Subfamily PEPSINAE
PRIOCNEMIS Schiødte, 1837
S. PRIOCNEMIS s. str.
agilis (Shuckard, 1837) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]
exaltata (Fabricius, 1775) – [GB Universal]
fennica Haupt, 1927 – [GB Widespread]
gracilis Haupt, 1927 – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]
parvula Dahlbom, 1845 – [GB Universal]
pusilla Schiødte, 1837 – [GB Restricted]
schioedtei Haupt, 1927 – [GB Universal, Nationally Scarce B]

CALIADURGUS Pate, 1946
fasciatellus (Spinola, 1808) – [GB Widespread]

DIPOGON Fox, 1897
S.DEUTERAGENIA Sustera, 1912
subintermedius (Magretti, 1886) – [GB Widespread]
variegatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

AUPLOPUS Spinola, 1841
carbonarius (Scopoli, 1763) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B] {Records before 1900 – BWARS1}

Subfamily POMPILINAE
AGENIOIDEUS Ashmead, 1902
cinctellus (Spinola, 1808) – [GB Widespread]

EPISYRON Schiødte, 1837
rufipes (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]

ANOPLIUS Dufour, 1834
S.ANOPLIUS s. str.
nigerrimus (Scopoli, 1763) – [GB Universal]

ARACHNOSPILA Kincaid, 1900
S.AMMOSPHEX Wilcke, 1942
consobrina (Dahlbom, 1843) – [GB Restricted, RDB3] {Records before 1900}

EVAGETES Lepeletier, 1845
crassicornis (Shuckard, 1837) – [GB Universal]

Family VESPIDAE (Potter Wasps, Mason Wasps & Social Wasps)
Subfamily EUMENINAE (Potter & Mason Wasps)
ODYNERUS Latreille, 1802
S.ODYNERUS s.str.
melanocephalus (Gmelin in Linnaeus, 1790) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce A] {Records before 1970}
spinipes (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]

GYMNOMERUS Blüthgen, 1938
laevipes (Schuckard, 1837) – [GB Widespread]

MICRODYNERUS Thomson, 1874
exilis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1839) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B]

ANCISTROCERUS Wesmael, 1836
antilope (Panzer, 1798) – [GB Widespread, RDB3]
gazella (Panzer, 1798) – [GB Widespread]
nigricornis (Curtis, 1826) – [GB Universal] {Records before 1900}
oviventris (Wesmael, 1836) – [GB Universal]
parietinus (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]
parietum (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal] {Records before 1970}
scoticus (Curtis, 1826) – [GB Universal]
trifasciatus (Müller, 1776) – [GB Widespread]

SYMMORPHUS Wesmael, 1836
bifasciatus (Linnaeus, 1761) – [GB Universal]

Subfamily VESPINAE (Social Wasps)
VESPA Linnaeus, 1758
crabro Linnaeus, 1758 – [GB Widespread]

DOLICHOVESPULA Rohwer, 1916
S.DOLICHOVESPULA s.str.
media (Retzius, 1783) – [GB Widespread, Nationally Scarce A]

S.PSEUDOVESPULA Bischoff, 1931
sylvestris (Scopoli, 1763) – [GB Universal]

VESPULA Thomson, 1869
S.VESPULA s.str.
rufa (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

S.PARAVESPULA Blüthgen, 1938
germanica (Fabricius, 1793) – [GB Universal]
vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

Superfamily APOIDEA (Digger Wasps & Bees)
Family SPHECIDAE (Sand Wasps)
Subfamily SPHECINAE
AMMOPHILA Kirby, 1798
sabulosa (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

Family CRABRONIDAE (Digger Wasps)
Subfamily ASTATINAE
ASTATA Latreille, 1796
boops (Schrank, 1781) – [GB Restricted]

Subfamily LARRINAE
TACHYSPHEX Kohl, 1883
pompiliformis (Panzer, 1805) – [GB Universal]

TRYPOXYLON Latreille, 1796
attenuatum Smith, F., 1851 – [GB Widespread]
medium de Beaumont, 1945 – [GB Restricted]

Subfamily CRABRONINAE
CROSSOCERUS Lepeletier & Brullé, 1834
S.CROSSOCERUS s.str.
elongatulus (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Universal]
ovalis Lepeletier & Brullé, 1834 – [GB Universal]

S.BLEPHARIPUS Lepeletier & Brullé, 1835
cetratus (Schuckard, 1837) – [GB Widespread]
megacephalus (Rossi, 1790) – [GB Universal]

S.ABLEPHARIPUS Perkins, R.C.l., 1913
podagricus (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Widespread]

S.HOPLOCRABRO Thomson, 1874
quadrimaculatus (Fabricius, 1793) – [GB Universal]

S.CUPHOPTERUS Morawitz, A., 1866
dimidiatus (Fabricius, 1781) – [GB Universal]

ECTEMNIUS Dahlbom, 1845
S.CLYTOCHRYSUS Morawitz, A., 1864
cavifrons (Thomson, 1870) – [GB Widespread]
lapidarius (Panzer, 1804) – [GB Widespread]
ruficornis (Zetterstedt, 1838) – [GB Widespread]

S.HYPOCRABRO Ashmead, 1899
continuus (Fabricius, 1804) – [GB Widespread]
rubicola (Dufour & Perris, 1840) – [GB Restricted]

S.METACRABRO Ashmead, 1899
cephalotes (Olivier, 1792) – [GB Widespread]
lituratus (Panzer, 1804) – [GB Restricted]

LINDENIUS Lepeletier & Brullé, 1834
albilabris (Fabricius, 1793) – [GB Universal]
panzeri (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Widespread]

ENTOMOGNATHUS Dahlbom, 1844
brevis (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Widespread]

OXYBELUS Latreille, 1796
uniglumis (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]

Subfamily PEMPHREDONINAE
PEMPHREDON Latreille, 1796
S.PEMPHREDON s.str.
lugubris (Fabricius, 1793) – [GB Universal]

S.CEMONUS Panzer, 1806
inornatus Say, 1824 – [GB Widespread]
lethifer (Shuckard, 1837) – [GB Widespread]

SPILOMENA Shuckard, 1838
troglodytes (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Widespread]

DIODONTUS Curtis, 1834
luperus Shuckard, 1837 – [GB Widespread]
minutus (Fabricius, 1793) – [GB Widespread]
tristis (Vander Linden, 1829) – [GB Widespread]

PASSALOECUS Shuckard, 1837
corniger Shuckard, 1837 – [GB Widespread]

Subfamily MELLININAE
MELLINUS Fabricius, 1790
arvensis (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

Subfamily NYSSONINAE
NYSSON Latreille, 1796
dimidiatus Jurine, 1807 – [GB Widespread, Nationally Scarce B] {Records before 1900}
trimaculatus (Rossi, 1790) – [GB Widespread, Nationally Scarce B]

DIDINEIS Wesmael, 1852
lunicornis (Fabricius, 1798) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce A] {Records before 1900}

GORYTES Latreille, 1804
quadrifasciatus (Fabricius, 1804) – [GB Widespread]

LESTIPHORUS Lepeletier, 1832
bicinctus (Rossi, 1794) – [GB Restricted, Nationally Scarce B] {Records before 1900}

HARPACTUS Shuckard, 1837
tumidus (Panzer, 1801) – [GB Universal]

Subfamily PHILANTHINAE
CERCERIS Latreille, 1802
arenaria (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Widespread]
rybyensis (Linnaeus, 1771) – [GB Restricted]

PHILANTHUS Fabricius, 1790
triangulum (Fabricius, 1775) – [GB Widespread, RDB2]

Family APIDAE (Bees)
Subfamily COLLETINAE
COLLETES Latreille, 1802
S.COLLETES s. str.
daviesanus Smith, F., 1846 – [GB Widespread]
hederae Schmidt & Westrich, 1993 – [GB Restricted]
succinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) – [GB Universal]

HYLAEUS Fabricius, 1793
S.HYLAEUS s. str.
communis Nylander, 1852 *

S.PROSOPIS Fabricius, 1804
brevicornis Nylander, 1852 *
confusus Nylander, 1852 *
gibbus Saunders, S.S., 1850 [RDB3]

S.PARAPROSOPIS Popov, 1939
pictipes Nylander, 1852 [Nationally Scarce Category A]

S.SPATULARIELLA Popov, 1939
hyalinatus Smith, F., 1842 *

Subfamily ANDRENINAE
ANDRENA Fabricius, 1775
S.ANDRENA s. str.
apicata Smith, F., 1847 * [Nationally Scarce Category B]
clarkella (Kirby, 1802) *
fucata Smith, F., 1847 *
fulva (Müller in Allioni, 1766) *
helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)
lapponica Zetterstedt, 1838
praecox (Scopoli, 1763)

S.HOPLANDRENA Pérez, 1890
scotica Perkins, R.C.L., 1916 *
trimmerana (Kirby, 1802) * [Nationally Scarce Category B]

S.EUANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
bicolor Fabricius, 1775 *

S.PTILANDRENA Robertson, 1902
angustior (Kirby, 1802)

S.MELANDRENA Pérez, 1890
cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758) *
nigroaenea (Kirby, 1802) *
nitida (Müller, 1776) *
thoracica (Fabricius, 1775) *

S.CNEMIDANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
denticulata (Kirby, 1802)
fuscipes (Kirby, 1802)
nigriceps (Kirby, 1802) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

S.TRACHANDRENA Robertson, 1902
haemorrhoa (Fabricius, 1781) *

S.PLASTANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
bimaculata (Kirby, 1802) * [Nationally Scarce Category B]
pilipes Fabricius, 1781 ?
tibialis (Kirby, 1802) [Nationally Scarce Category A]

S.ZONANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
flavipes Panzer, 1799 *

S.POLIANDRENA Warncke, 1968
tarsata Nylander, 1848

S.LEUCANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
barbilabris (Kirby, 1802)

S.NOTANDRENA Pérez, 1890
chrysosceles (Kirby, 1802) *

S.CHRYSANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
fulvago (Christ, 1791) [Nationally Scarce Category A]

S.POECILANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
labiata Fabricius, 1781 * [Nationally Scarce Category A]

S.HOLANDRENA Pérez, 1890
labialis (Kirby, 1802) *

S.MICRANDRENA Ashmead, 1899
minutula (Kirby, 1802)
semilaevis Pérez, 1903 *

S.SIMANDRENA Pérez, 1890
dorsata (Kirby, 1802) *

S.TAENIANDRENA Hedicke, 1933
ovatula (Kirby, 1802) *
similis Smith, 1849
wilkella (Kirby, 1802) *

PANURGUS Panzer, 1806
calcaratus (Scopoli, 1763) *

Subfamily HALICTINAE
HALICTUS Latreille, 1804
S.HALICTUS s. str.
rubicundus (Christ, 1791) *

S.SELADONIA Robertson, 1918
tumulorum (Linnaeus, 1758) *

LASIOGLOSSUM Curtis, 1833
S.LASIOGLOSSUM s. str.
laevigatum (Kirby, 1802)
lativentre (Schenck, 1853) *
leucozonium (Schrank, 1781) *
zonulum (Smith, F., 1848)

S.EVYLAEUS Robertson, 1902
albipes (Fabricius, 1781) *
calceatum (Scopoli, 1763) *
malachurum (Kirby, 1802) * [Nationally Scarce Category A]
minutissimum (Kirby, 1802)
nitidiusculum (Kirby, 1802)
parvulum (Schenck, 1853) *
pauxillum (Schenck, 1853) * [Nationally Scarce Category A]
punctatissimum (Schenck, 1853) *
puncticolle (Morawitz, F., 1872) * [Nationally Scarce Category B]
villosulum (Kirby, 1802) *

S.DIALICTUS Robertson, 1902
morio (Fabricius, 1793) *
smeathmanellum (Kirby, 1802) *

SPHECODES Latreille, 1804
crassus Thomson, 1870 * [Nationally Scarce Category B]
ephippius (Linnaeus, 1767)
geoffrellus (Kirby, 1802) *
gibbus (Linnaeus, 1758)
hyalinatus von Hagens, 1882
monilicornis (Kirby, 1802) *
niger von Hagens, 1874 * [RDB3]
puncticeps Thomson, 1870 *
rubicundus von Hagens, 1875 * [Nationally Scarce Category A]

Subfamily MELITTINAE
MELITTA Kirby, 1802
leporina (Panzer, 1799)

DASYPODA Latreille, 1802
hirtipes (Fabricius, 1793) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

Subfamily MEGACHILINAE
ANTHIDIUM Fabricius, 1804
S.ANTHIDIUM st. str.
manicatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

STELIS Panzer, 1806
punctulatissima (Kirby, 1802) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

CHELOSTOMA Latreille, 1809
florisomne (Linnaeus, 1758)

OSMIA Panzer, 1806
S.OSMIA s. str.
rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

S.MELANOSMIA Schmiedeknecht, 1884
pilicornis Smith, F., 1846 [Nationally Scarce Category A]

S.CHALCOSMIA Schmiedeknecht, 1884
caerulescens (Linnaeus, 1758)
leaiana (Kirby, 1802)

S.HELICOSMIA Thomson, 1872
aurulenta (Panzer, 1799) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

HOPLITIS Klug, 1807
S.ALCIDAMEA
claviventris (Thomson, 1872) *

MEGACHILE Latreille, 1802
S.MEGACHILE s. str.
centuncularis (Linnaeus, 1758) *

S.DELOMEGACHILE Viereck, 1916
willughbiella (Kirby, 1802) *

S.XANTHOSARUS Robertson, 1903
circumcincta (Kirby, 1802)
maritima (Kirby, 1802)

COELIOXYS Latreille, 1809
S.COELIOXYS s. str.
elongata Lepeletier, 1841
quadridentata (Linnaeus, 1758) *
rufescens Lepeletier & Serville, 1825 *

Subfamily ANTHOPHORINAE
NOMADA Scopoli, 1763
fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767) *
flava Panzer, 1798
flavoguttata (Kirby, 1802) *
flavopicta (Kirby, 1802) [Nationally Scarce Category B]
fucata Panzer, 1798 * [Nationally Scarce Category A]
goodeniana (Kirby, 1802) *
guttulata Schenck, 1861 [RDB1]
integra Brullé, 1832
leucophthalma (Kirby, 1802)
marshamella (Kirby, 1802) *
ruficornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
rufipes Fabricius, 1793 *
sexfasciata Panzer, 1799 [RDB1]
sheppardana (Kirby, 1802)
striata Fabricius, 1793

EUCERA Scopoli, 1770
S.EUCERA s. str.
longicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) * [Nationally Scarce Category A]

ANTHOPHORA Latreille, 1803
S.ANTHOPHORA s. str.
plumipes (Pallas, 1772)

S.CLISODON Patton, 1879
furcata (Panzer, 1798) *

S.DASYMEGILLA Brooks, 1988
quadrimaculata (Panzer, 1798) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

S.HELIOPHILA Klug, 1807
bimaculata (Panzer, 1798) *

S.PYGANTHOPHORA Brooks, 1988
retusa (Linnaeus, 1758) [RDB1]

MELECTA Latreille, 1802
albifrons (Forster, 1771)

Subfamily APINAE
BOMBUS Latreille, 1802
S.BOMBUS s. str.
lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761) *
terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) *

S.MEGABOMBUS Dalla Torre, 1880
hortorum (Linnaeus, 1761) *
ruderatus (Fabricius, 1775) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

S.MELANOBOMBUS Dalla Torre, 1880
lapidarius (Linnaeus, 1758) *

S.PSITHYRUS Lepeletier, 1832
barbutellus (Kirby, 1802)
bohemicus (Kirby, 1802)
campestris (Panzer, 1801)
rupestris (Fabricius, 1793)
sylvestris (Lepeletier, 1832)
vestalis (Geoffrey in Fourcroy, 1785) *

S.PYROBOMBUS Dalla Torre, 1880
jonellus (Kirby, 1802) *
pratorum (Linnaeus, 1761) *
hypnorum (Linnaeus 1758)

S.THORACOMBUS Dalla Torre, 1880
humilis Illiger, 1806
pascuorum (Scopoli, 1763) *
ruderarius (Müller, 1776)
sylvarum (Linnaeus, 1761) [Nationally Scarce Category B]

APIS Linnaeus, 1758
mellifera Linnaeus, 1758

References:

Saxton, S. M., 1996, The Bees, Wasps and Ants (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) of Hastings Country Park. Letter to Hastings Borough Council. {SMS}
Edwards, R., ed. 1997, (Reprinted 2000) Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland. Part 1. Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society. Huntingdon: Biological Records Centre. {BWARS1}
Edwards, R., ed. 1998, Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland Part 2. Biological Records Centre, Cambs. {BWARS2}
Edwards, R. & Telfer, M., eds. 2001, Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland Part 3. Biological Records Centre, Cambs. {BWARS3}
Edwards, R. & Telfer, M., eds. 2002, Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland Part 4. Biological Records Centre, Cambs. {BWARS4}
Edwards, R. & Broad, G., eds. 2005, Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland Part 5. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Cambs. {BWARS5}
Edwards, R. & Broad, G., eds. 2006, Provisional Atlas of the Aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland Part 6. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Cambs. {BWARS6}
Edwards, M., 2008, Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve Entomological Survey Final Report. Hastings Borough Council, East Sussex. {HCPNR08}
Hastings Borough Council, 2008, Hastings Hymenoptera Records. http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pePELtkLS829piir1ad6XRg {HBC}

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