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 flavus (Polistes flavus)
Explanation of Names
Latin for "golden/reddish yellow"
Contributed by Beatriz Moisset on 11 May, 2005 - 1:44pm Additional contributions by Chuck Entz Last updated 11 November, 2006 - 4:17pm
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