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Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets

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
Family Vespidae
Subfamily Vespinae - Hornets and Yellowjackets

Genus Dolichovespula - Aerial Yellowjackets
Genus Vespa - Hornets
Genus Vespula - Ground Yellowjackets
No Taxon Vespinae nests and immatures
No Taxon Species comparisons