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Is genus as far as this shot can be identified?  assume polistes - Polistes - male

Is genus as far as this shot can be identified? assume polistes - Polistes - Male
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
October 23, 2018
Found at White Rock lake, near Sunset bay pier on what I believe is goldenrod. Only shot I got. possible to get species or gender from this? Should be polistes for genus.

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Moved from ID Request.

I think that he probably belongs in Polistes carolina or rubiginosus, but hold on for an expert.

 
agreed
I was thinking one of those two but since I don't have a shot of the cheek, figured I'd be doing good to have it narrowed down to the 2.

Male
7 abdominal segments = ♂

 
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appreciated

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