We're trying to use JIRA for business processes. We set up a workflow for a business process, which will also include a bunch of subtasks. Some of these subtasks have their own workflows, but it appears you can only add a subtask using the Sub-task issue type.
Why can't Sub-tasks of an issue be of any issue type?
You can create subtasks of any type. You can add bug, feature, whatever as a sub-task type. What you can't do is re-use parent-types as sub-tasks. It's a structural thing, as the type determines whether it can contain other issues, or it belongs to a parent.
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