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

Asian paper wasp at Forde, ACT

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2018

Identification history

Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 20 Jan 2018 KimPullen
Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 20 Jan 2018 jmhatley

Author's notes

Two asian paper wasps have built a small nest in an alcove near to our front door. they are actively nest building and not overly aggressive as I got reasonably close to take the photo and they did not respond.

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.153564-35.155515
  • Places Forde, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2018 6:29 PM Recorded on
  • jmhatley Recorded by
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