Icaria (genus)

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Vespidae
Subfamily: Polistinae
Tribe: Ropalidiini
Genus: Icaria

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Icaria is a genus of eusocial paper wasps in the Ropalidiini tribe. It contains the following species:

Enemy species[edit]

An enemy of Icaria is the Vespa deusta, which will invade and rob Icaria nests.[1]


  1. ^ (March, 1919). Economic Entomology: Pamphlets. Atlanta: Georgia State Board of Entomology. Volume 128, pp. 165-166. Accessed 30 December 2011.