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Genus Polistes

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Hymenoptera suborder Apocrita infraorder Aculeata superfamily Vespoidea family Vespidae → genus Polistes Latreille 1802

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Polistes

Daughter taxa

Polistes actaeon Haliday, 1836 [species]

Polistes adelphus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes adustus Bingham 1897 [species]

Polistes affinis Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes africanus Pal. de Beauv. [species]

Polistes albicinctus de Saussure, 1890 [species]

Polistes albocalcaratus Buysson, 1905 [species]

Polistes angulinus Richards, 1951 [species]

Polistes angusticlypeus Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes annularis Linnaeus, 1763 [species]

Polistes apachus de Saussure, 1857 [species]

Polistes apicalis de Saussure, 1858 [species]

Polistes aquilinus Buysson, 1905 [species]

Polistes arizonensis Snelling, 1954 [species]

Polistes arthuri Cameron 1901 [species]

P. a. vechti

Polistes assamensis Bingham, 1897 [species]

Polistes associus Kohl, 1898 [species]

Polistes asterope Cameron, 1901 [species]

P. a. arvidi

Polistes asterope-narupi Peterson, 1990 [species]

Polistes aterrimus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes atrimandibularis Zimmermann, 1930 [species]

Polistes atrophica Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes atrox Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes attavinus Heer, 1850 [species]

Polistes aurifer de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes badius Gerst., 1873 [species]

Polistes bahamensis Bequard & Salt, 1931 [species]

Polistes balder Kirby, 1888 [species]

Polistes bambusae Richards, 1978 [species]

P. b. humboldti

Polistes bellicosus Cresson, 1872 [species]

Polistes bengalensis Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes bequaertellus Snelling, 1983 [species]

Polistes bequaerti Schulthess, 1921 [species]

Polistes bequaertianus Willink, 1953 [species]

Polistes bicolor Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes biglumis Linnaeus, 1758 [species]

P. b. alpium, P. b. bimaculatus

Polistes biguttatus Haliday, 1836 [species]

Polistes billardieri Fabricius, 1804 [species]

P. b. biglumoides, P. b. ruficornis

Polistes binotatus de Saussure, 1854 [species]

Polistes bioculatus Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes bipustulatus Smith, 1875 [species]

Polistes bischoffi Weyrauch, 1937 [species]

Polistes bituberculatus Buysson, 1905 [species]

Polistes boharti Snelling, 1983 [species]

Polistes brevifissus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes buruensis Peterson, 1990 [species]

Polistes buyssoni Brèthes, 1909 [species]

Polistes californicus Bohart, 1949 [species]

Polistes callimorphus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes canadensis Linnaeus, 1758 [species]

P. c. borientalis, P. c. trinitatis

Polistes candidoi Ihering, 1903 [species]

Polistes capnodes Vecht, 1971 [species]

P. c. incomptus, P. c. quadrifasciatus

Polistes carnifex Fabricius, 1775 [species]

P. c. boliviensis, P. c. rufipennis

Polistes carolina Linnaeus, 1767 [species]

Polistes cavapyta de Saussure 1853 [species]

Polistes cavapytiformis Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes chinensis Fabricius, 1793 [species]

P. c. antennalis

Polistes chlorostoma Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes cinerascens de Saussure 1854 [species]

Polistes clarior Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes claripennis Ducke 1904 [species]

Polistes clavicornis Vecht, 1971 [species]

Polistes comanchus de Saussure, 1857 [species]

P. c. navajoe

Polistes comis Cheesm., 1915 [species]

Polistes consobrinus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes contrarius Cheesm., 1951 [species]

Polistes crinitus Felton, 1764 [species]

P. c. americanus, P. c. multicolor

Polistes cubensis Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes davillae Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes dawnae Dover & Rao, 1922 [species]

Polistes deceptor Schulz 1905 [species]

Polistes defectivus Gerst. [species]

Polistes delhiensis Das & Gupta, 1989 [species]

Polistes demeraraensis Bequard, 1937 [species]

Polistes diabolicus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes diakonovi Kostylev, 1940 [species]

Polistes dominicus Vallot, 1802 [species]

Polistes dominula Christ, 1791 [species]

Polistes dorsalis Fabricius, 1775 [species]

P. d. californicus, P. d. clarionensis, P. d. maritimus, P. d. neotropicus

Polistes duckei Bequard, 1937 [species]

Polistes duplicinctus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes eboshinus Sonan, 1943 [species]

Polistes eburneus Bequard, 1943 [species]

Polistes elegans Smith, 1859 [species]

Polistes ellenbergi Buysson, 1908 [species]

Polistes ephippium Cameron, 1900 [species]

Polistes erythrinus Holmgren, 1868 [species]

Polistes erythrocephalus Latreille, 1813 [species]

Polistes exclamans Viereck, 1906 [species]

Polistes extraneus Kirby, 1883 [species]

Polistes facilis de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes fastidiosus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes ferreri de Saussure 1853 [species]

Polistes flavobilineata Cameron, 1902 [species]

Polistes flavus Cresson, 1868 [species]

Polistes fordi Vecht, 1971 [species]

Polistes franciscanus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes fuscatus [species]

P. f. aurifer, P. f. fuscatus, P. f. pallipes

Polistes fuscus Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes gallicus Linnaeus 1767 [species]

P. g. bucharensis

Polistes geminatus Fox 1898 [species]

P. g. guyananensis

Polistes gigas Kirby, 1826 [species]

Polistes goeldii Ducke 1904 [species]

Polistes haugi Buysson, 1906 [species]

Polistes hebridensis Giordani Soika, 1981 [species]

P. h. erromangensis, P. h. malekulensis, P. h. vilensis

Polistes horrendus Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes huacapistana Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes huisunensis Kuo, 1987 [species]

Polistes humilis Fabricius, 1781 [species]

P. h. centrocontinentalis, P. h. synoecus

Polistes incertus Cresson, 1865 [species]

Polistes indicus Stolfa, 1934 [species]

Polistes industrius Theobald, 1937 [species]

Polistes infuscatus Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

P. i. anduzei, P. i. ecuadorius, P. i. mariae, P. i. metensis

Polistes inornatus Rits., 1874 [species]

Polistes insepultus Giordani Soika, 1976 [species]

Polistes instabilis de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes insulae Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes insulicola Bequard & Salt, 1931 [species]

Polistes intermedius Kojima 1996 [species]

Polistes iranus Guiglia, 1977 [species]

Polistes japonicus de Saussure 1858 [species]

P. j. formosanus

Polistes jokahamae Radoszkowski 1887 [species]

Polistes kaibabensis Hayw., 1932 [species]

Polistes kirbyanus Cockerell, 1915 [species]

Polistes koshunensis Sonan, 1938 [species]

Polistes laevigatissimus Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes lanio Fabricius, 1775 [species]

P. l. satanulus, P. l. weberi

Polistes lateritius Smith, 1857 [species]

Polistes latinus Das & Gupta, 1989 [species]

Polistes legnotus Vecht, 1971 [species]

Polistes lepcha Cameron, 1900 [species]

Polistes linai Ihering, 1904 [species]

Polistes lineonotus Bohart, 1949 [species]

Polistes loveridgei Bequard, 1938 [species]

Polistes luctuosus Smith, 1858 [species]

Polistes lycus Cameron, 1901 [species]

Polistes macaensis Fabricius [species]

Polistes macrocephalus Bequard, 1918 [species]

Polistes madecassus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

P. m. fastidiosus

Polistes madiburensis Schulthess, 1921 [species]

Polistes madocii Kirby, 1884 [species]

Polistes major Pal. de Beauv., 1818 [species]

P. m. bonaccensis, P. m. castaneicolor, P. m. columbianus, P. m. weyrauchi

Polistes mandarinus de Saussure 1853 [species]

Polistes maranonensis Willink, 1964 [species]

Polistes marginalis Fabricius, 1775 [species]

P. m. africanus, P. m. arabicus, P. m. badius, P. m. baidoensis, P. m. lindensis, P. m. meruensis

Polistes meadeanus Schulthess, 1913 [species]

Polistes melanarius Zikan, 1951 [species]

Polistes melanopterus Cameron 1911 [species]

Polistes melanosoma de Saussure, 1854 [species]

Polistes melanotus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes mertoni Buysson, 1913 [species]

Polistes metricus Say, 1831 [species]

Polistes mexicanus Bequard, 1940 [species]

Polistes minor Pal. de Beauv., 1818 [species]

Polistes moraballi Richards, 1951 [species]

Polistes multipictus Smith, 1861 [species]

Polistes myersi Bequard, 1934 [species]

P. m. curassavicus

Polistes mysteriosus Bequard, 1938 [species]

Polistes niger Brethes, 1903 [species]

Polistes nigerrimus Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes nigrifrons Smith, 1859 [species]

Polistes nigritarsis Cameron, 1900 [species]

Polistes nimpha Christ, 1791 [species]

P. n. irakensis

Polistes ninabamba Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes nipponensis Perkins, 1905 [species]

Polistes notatipes Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes obscurus de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes occipitalis Ducke 1904 [species]

Polistes occultus Silveira 1994 [species]

Polistes ochreata Spinosa, 1851 [species]

Polistes oculatus Smith, 1857 [species]

Polistes olivaceus Deg., 1773 [species]

Polistes opacus Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes ornatus Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes pacificus Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes pallidipes Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes palmarum Bequard, 1936 [species]

Polistes paraguayensis Berton, 1921 [species]

Polistes penai Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes penthicus Vecht, 1971 [species]

P. p. ater, P. p. malaitensis

Polistes perflavus Vecht, 1971 [species]

Polistes perplexus Cresson, 1872 [species]

Polistes peruvianus Bequard, 1934 [species]

Polistes philippinensis de Saussure, 1853 [species]

P. p. funebris

Polistes plebejus Gerst., 1871 [species]

Polistes poeyi Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

P. p. haitiensis

Polistes praenotatus Kohl, 1908 [species]

Polistes pseudoculatus Snelling, 1955 [species]

Polistes reginae Meade-Waldo, 1911 [species]

Polistes richardsi Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes ridleyi Kirby, 1894 [species]

Polistes rieckii Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes riparius Sk. Yamane & Soi.Yam., 1987 [species]

Polistes rossi Bohart, 1949 [species]

Polistes rothneyi Cameron, 1900 [species]

P. r. carletoni, P. r. engeli, P. r. grahami, P. r. gressitti, P. r. hainanensis, P. r. helvenacus, P. r. ingrami, P. r. iwatai, P. r. koreanus, P. r. krombeini, P. r. quateiini, P. r. robinsoni, P. r. sikkimensis, P. r. tibetanus, P. r. vechti, P. r. yayeyamae

Polistes rubellus Gusenleitner 2006 [species]

Polistes rubidus Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes rufidens de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes rufiventris Ducke 1904 [species]

Polistes rufodorsalis Sk. Yamane & Kusigem., 1985 [species]

Polistes sagittarius de Saussure, 1854 [species]

Polistes santoshae Das & Gupta, 1989 [species]

Polistes satan Bequard, 1940 [species]

Polistes saussurei Dalla Torre, 1894 [species]

Polistes schach Fabricius, 1781 [species]

Polistes semenowi Morawitz, 1889 [species]

Polistes semiflavus Holmgren, 1868 [species]

Polistes sgarambus Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes shirakii Sonan, 1943 [species]

Polistes signatus Statz, 1936 [species]

Polistes sikorae de Saussure, 1900 [species]

Polistes similis Das & Gupta, 1989 [species]

Polistes simillimus Zikan, 1951 [species]

Polistes simulans Berton, 1918 [species]

Polistes simulatus Smith 1861 [species]

P. s. halmaheirensis, P. s. morotaiensisis

Polistes smithii de Saussure, 1853 [species]

P. s. defectivus, P. s. mandiburensis, P. s. neavei

Polistes snelleni de Saussure 1862 [species]

Polistes spilophorus Schletterer, 1891 [species]

Polistes spinolae de Saussure, 1853 [species]

Polistes stabilinus Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes stenopus Vecht, 1971 [species]

P. s. brandti, P. s. ganonganus, P. s. manni

Polistes stigma Fabricius, 1793 [species]

P. s. alagari, P. s. bernardi, P. s. dubius, P. s. galatheae, P. s. goestai, P. s. jani, P. s. maculipennis, P. s. madsi, P. s. manillensis, P. s. nebulosus, P. s. novarae, P. s. papuanus, P. s. pouli, P. s. sauiensis, P. s. svendi, P. s. tamula, P. s. townsvillensis, P. s. tualensis

Polistes strigosus Bequard, 1940 [species]

P. s. atratus, P. s. baliensis, P. s. mimus

Polistes subsericeus de Saussure 1854 [species]

Polistes sulcifer Zimmermann, 1930 [species]

Polistes sumatrae Fabricius, 1804 [species]

Polistes synoecoides Ducke, 1908 [species]

Polistes takasagonus Sonan, 1943 [species]

Polistes tanimbaricus Gusenleitner 2008 [species]

Polistes tenebricosus Lepeletier, 1836 [species]

Polistes tenellus Buysson, 1905 [species]

P. t. lahejensis, P. t. minutissimus

Polistes tenuispunctia Kim [species]

Polistes tepidus Fabricius, 1775 [species]

P. t. batjanensis, P. t. malayanus, P. t. manusensis, P. t. picteti, P. t. religiosus, P. t. speciosus, P. t. theodoris

Polistes testaceicolor Bequard, 1937 [species]

Polistes thoracicus Fox 1898 [species]

Polistes torresae Silveira 1996 [species]

Polistes townsvillensis Richards, 1978 [species]

P. t. austrinus

Polistes tristis Meade-Waldo, 1911 [species]

Polistes tullgreni Schulz, 1906 [species]

Polistes utakwae Meade-Waldo, 1916 [species]

Polistes variabilis Fabricius, 1781 [species]

Polistes veracrucis Richards, 1978 [species]

Polistes vergnei Piton, 1940 [species]

Polistes versicolor Olivier, 1791 [species]

P. v. flavoguttatus, P. v. kaieteurensis

Polistes waldoi Dover, 1926 [species]

Polistes wattii Cameron, 1900 [species]

Polistes watutus Kojima, 1988 [species]

Polistes weyrauchorum Willink, 1964 [species]

Polistes williamsi Peterson, 1990 [species]

Polistes xanthogaster Bequard, 1940 [species]

P. x. willei

Polistes xantholeucus Vecht, 1984 [species]

Polistes xanthorrhoicus Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes xathorrhoicus Giordani Soika, 1975 [species]

Polistes photos with superspecies identification

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