Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Jack Spaniard Polistes crinitus

Classification

Vespidae [family]
Polistes [genus] (3)
crinitus [species]

Classification

Vespidae [family]
Polistes [genus] (3)
crinitus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Notes on presence status Reported by both publications of Yokoyama (2010; 2013) as the species Polistes crinitus (Felton, 1764) and by Simonthomas (1984) as the subspecies Polistes crinitus multicolor (Olivier, 1791).

    Publications

    • Simon Thomas, R.T. 1984. Notes on the Hymenoptera aculeata from St. Martin, Saba, and St. Eustatius. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 67: 92-97.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2010. The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin. 129 pp. sxm wildlife.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2013. The Incomplete guide to the wildlife of Saint Martin. Revised and expanded second edition. 131. sxm wildlife.