New records of social wasps around Brasília (Hymenoptera; Vespidae; Polistinae)

Anthony Raw


The aim of the present work was to discover how many species inhabit the environs of Brasília.  Being an approximate rectangle in the middle of the Cerrado biome, the Federal District of Brasília is a representative “quadrat” to sample the biome’s fauna.  


Paper wasps, swarm founding wasps, species substitution

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