Taxonomic Studies on Vespid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea: Vespidae) of Dumna Nature Park, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh


  • Department of Bioscience, Rani Durgavati Viswa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh – 482001
  • Western Ghat Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Kozhikode, Kerala – 673006
  • Directorate of Research Services, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh – 482004
  • Department of Zoology, Government O. F. K. College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh – 482005



Dumna Nature Park, Ethology, Hymenoptera, Madhya Pradesh, New Record, Vespidae, Vespoidea.


The diversity of wasps of the family Vespidae from Dumna Nature Park, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh is studied. It consists of 20 species with an additional subspecies belonging to 11 genera under 3 subfamilies. Out of these, 13 species and an additional subspecies are newly recorded here from Madhya Pradesh. The parasitic association of strepsipteran insects are also reported for the first time in the genus Delta.


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Sheikh, A. H., Girish Kumar, P., Thomas, M., & Bhandari, R. (2017). Taxonomic Studies on Vespid Wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea: Vespidae) of Dumna Nature Park, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 117(3), 198–213.





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