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Subfamily Polistinae - Paper Wasps

Polistes fuscatus  ? - Polistes fuscatus Polistes exclamans Polistes. Species? - Polistes Paper Wasp on Witchhazel - Polistes metricus Wasp - Polistes variety? - Polistes fuscatus Polistes fuscatus  - Polistes fuscatus - male Polistes aurifer -? - Polistes apachus - female Polistes metricus? - Polistes - male
Classification
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The Subfamily Polybiinae has recently been merged with this subfamily