EPPO Global Database

Polistes dominulus(POLEDO)

Last modification: 2010-04-26

Basic information
  • EPPO code: POLEDO
  • Preferred name: Polistes dominulus
  • Authority: (Christ)


One of the commonest wasps in Eurasia, considered invasive in North America.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Vespa dominula Christ

Common names
Name Language
European paper wasp English
französische Feldwespe German
gallische Feldwespe German
guêpe poliste French
avispa papelera Spanish
polístido Spanish
Franse veldwesp Dutch
vespa-cabocla Portuguese
europeisk pappersgeting Swedish
полист домашний Russian