Ants, Wasps, and Sawflies

of the order Hymenoptera

Pristomyrmex punctatus

Japanese (katakana):

アミメアリ

Pronunciation: 

Amime-ari

English Name:

Japanese Queenless Ant

 
Ants (of the family Formicidae)
Camponotus japonicus

Japanese (katakana):

クロオオアリ

Pronunciation: 

Kuro-oo-ari

English Name:

Japanese Carpenter Ant

Ants (of the family Formicidae )
 
Carpenter Ants (of the genus  Camponotus)
Tremex apicalis

Japanese (katakana):

クロヒラアシキバチ

Pronunciation: 

Kuro-hiraashi-kibachi

English Name:

None- Name translates roughly to "Black flat-legged woodwasp"

Sawflies (of the suborder  Symphyta)
Woodwasps (of the family Siricidae)
Parapolybia indica

Japanese (katakana):

ムモンホソアシナガバチ

Pronunciation: 

Mumon-hoso-ashinagabachi

English Name:

Lesser Paper Wasp

Wasps (of the family Vespidae)
Paper Wasps (of the subfamily Polistinae)

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