Definition of Genus Polistes
1. Noun. A genus of Vespidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Vespidae, Vespidae
Member holonyms: Polistes Annularis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polistes
Literary usage of Genus Polistes
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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"Such a genus is the Hymenopterous genus Polistes, represented in the whole of Europe, in Algeria, and in the western part of Asia by four species (three of ..."
2. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1899)
"Riley said " We have in our cabinet some interesting specimens of this stage affecting wasps of the genus Polistes, originating just as the White grub ..."
3. Coloration in Polistes by Wilhelmine Marie Enteman (1904)
"We may thus consider the great trend of development in the genus Polistes as determined by general climatic conditions, while the slighter differences are ..."
4. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"... he found a pupa exactly at the apex of the abdomen. (See Dale, in Mag. Nat. Hist. July 1830.) The genus Xenos is restricted to the wasp genus Polistes, ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"(Lygus lineolaris): while the housekeeper may be alarmed by the buzzing of the paper-wasps (genus Polistes), and particularly Polistes ..."
6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1908)
"Here, in contrast with the single genus Polistes represented by a very small number of species in Europe and the United States, we find according to the ..."
7. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"Very common under bark of dead pine trees in company with wasps of the genus Polistes. Outnumbers the next species ten to one. ..."