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Genus Polistes - Umbrella Paper Wasps

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 - Hornets, Yellowjackets; Paper, Potter, Mason, and Pollen Wasps; and Allies
Subfamily Polistinae - Paper Wasps
Genus Polistes - Umbrella Paper Wasps

No Taxon Subgenus Aphanilopterus
Species annularis - Ringed Paper Wasp
Species arizonensis - Arizona Paper Wasp
Species bahamensis - Bahamian Paper Wasp
Species canadensis - Neotropical Red Paper Wasp
Species comanchus - Comanche Paper Wasp
Subspecies comanchus - Polistes comanchus comanchus
Subspecies navajoe - Polistes comanchus navajoe
Species exclamans - Guinea Paper Wasp
Species instabilis - Unstable Paper Wasp
Species kaibabensis - Kaibab Paper Wasp
No Taxon bahamensis or exclamans
No Taxon Subgenus Fuscopolistes
Species apachus - Apache Paper Wasp
Species aurifer - Golden Paper Wasp
Species bellicosus - Polistes bellicosus
Species carolina - Fine-backed Red Paper Wasp
Species dorsalis - Hunter's Little Paper Wasp
Subspecies californicus - California Paper Wasp
Subspecies dorsalis - Polistes dorsalis dorsalis
Species flavus - Yellow Paper Wasp
Species fuscatus - Northern Paper Wasp
Species hirsuticornis - Hairy-horned Paper Wasp
Species metricus - Metric Paper Wasp
Species parametricus - Parametric Paper Wasp
Species rubiginosus - Coarse-backed Red Paper Wasp
No Taxon "texanus"
No Taxon aurifer or dorsalis
No Taxon aurifer or fuscatus
No Taxon bellicosus or fuscatus
No Taxon carolina or rubiginosus
No Taxon dorsalis or fuscatus
No Taxon fuscatus or hirsuticornis
No Taxon fuscatus or metricus
No Taxon fuscatus or parametricus
No Taxon hirsuticornis or metricus
No Taxon hirsuticornis or parametricus
No Taxon metricus or hirsuticornis
No Taxon metricus or parametricus
No Taxon undescribed species FL
No Taxon red-yellow problem spms, TX
No Taxon Subgenus Onerarius
Species carnifex - Executioner Paper Wasp
No Taxon Subgenus Palisotius
Species major - Horse Paper Wasp
Subspecies major - Horse Paper Wasp
Subspecies castaneicolor - Polistes major castaneicolor
No Taxon major-castaneicolor intermediates
Species palmarum - Palm Paper Wasp
No Taxon Subgenus Polistes
Species dominula - European Paper Wasp
No Taxon major castaneicolor or canadensis
No Taxon unidentified nests and larvae
No Taxon species comparisons