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Species Polistes comanchus - Comanche Paper Wasp

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 - Umbrella Paper Wasps
No Taxon Subgenus Aphanilopterus
Species comanchus - Comanche Paper Wasp

Subspecies comanchus - Polistes comanchus comanchus
Subspecies navajoe - Polistes comanchus navajoe