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Subspecies Polistes comanchus navajoe

Common SouthWestern Wasp? - Polistes comanchus - female Big Paperwasps on Desert Broom - Polistes comanchus - female Wasp - Polistes comanchus another wasp at the galls - Polistes comanchus Beautiful Polistes - Polistes comanchus Wasp - Polistes comanchus wasp - Polistes comanchus Polistes sp. Another foundress - Polistes comanchus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Vespoidea (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps and allies)
Family Vespidae (Yellowjackets and Hornets, Paper Wasps; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps)
Subfamily Polistinae (Paper Wasps)
Genus Polistes (Paper Wasps)
Species comanchus (Polistes comanchus)
Subspecies navajoe (Polistes comanchus navajoe)
Explanation of Names
Polistes comanchus navajoe Cresson 1868