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Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)Polistes humilis   

Paper Wasp at Isaacs, ACT

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Polistes humilis at Isaacs, ACT - 31 Jan 2017
Polistes humilis at Isaacs, ACT - 31 Jan 2017

Identification history

Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes humilis 31 Jan 2017 Mike

Author's notes

Two nests.

1 comment

Mike wrote:
   31 Jan 2017
I don't usually do 'domestic' sightings but there are few reports of this insect and Aaron's recent sighting prompted me to report these. The wasps have been here for 3-4 years, building a new nest each spring.

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Nearby Sightings

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Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 Lucia limbaria (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 Turneromyia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019 Tachinidae sp. (family) at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019 Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Feb 2019 Lucilia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 11 Feb 2019 Apis mellifera (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 Geron sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 Lycosidae sp. (family) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 Ocybadistes walkeri at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 Oxalis corniculata at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Feb 2019 Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2019 Lampona sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 Lamprima aurata at Isaacs, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 Tiliqua scincoides at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 Camponotus consobrinus at Isaacs, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 Rosa sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 Nassella trichotoma at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Aug 2018 Macropus giganteus at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Jul 2018 Polistes humilis at Isaacs, ACT - 7 Mar 2018 Tiliqua scincoides at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 Gastrodia sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Dec 2017 Caedicia simplex at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 Cuspicona stenuella at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2017 Doleromyrma sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Jan 2017 Geranium robertianum at Isaacs, ACT - 29 Nov 2016
Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019
Lucia limbaria (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 16 Feb 2019
Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019
Tachinidae sp. (family) at Isaacs, ACT - 13 Feb 2019
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Feb 2019
Lucilia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 11 Feb 2019
Apis mellifera (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019
Junonia villida at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019
Geron sp. (genus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (TBC) at Isaacs, ACT - 10 Feb 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019
Ocybadistes walkeri at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019
Oxalis corniculata at Isaacs, ACT - 6 Feb 2019
Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 5 Feb 2019
Lucia limbaria at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2019
Lampona sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 30 Jan 2019
Lamprima aurata at Isaacs, ACT - 18 Jan 2019
Tiliqua scincoides at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2018
Camponotus consobrinus at Isaacs, ACT - 19 Dec 2018
Rosa sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Nov 2018
Nassella trichotoma at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Aug 2018
Macropus giganteus at Isaacs, ACT - 27 Jul 2018
Polistes humilis at Isaacs, ACT - 7 Mar 2018
Tiliqua scincoides at Isaacs, ACT - 15 Dec 2017
Gastrodia sp. at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Dec 2017
Caedicia simplex at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2017
Cuspicona stenuella at Isaacs, ACT - 4 Feb 2017
Doleromyrma sp. (genus) at Isaacs, ACT - 25 Jan 2017
Geranium robertianum at Isaacs, ACT - 29 Nov 2016

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 31 Jan 2017 12:00 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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