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

Common Paper Wasp at Oakey Hill

Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Oakey Hill - 12 Feb 2019

Identification history

Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes (Polistella) humilis 13 Feb 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 12 Feb 2019 Alison Milton

Author's notes

Sorry for the poor photo. Wind was horrendous. Wouldn't post this except that I thought it was interesting behaviour. The wasp was attacking a four spot cup moth larvae. Just got into a better position to take a side on photo when the wasp flew off taking the caterpillar with it.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Feb 2019 12:21 PM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
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