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Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)Polistes sp. (genus)

Unidentified paper wasp at Point Hut to Tharwa

Polistes sp. (genus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Apr 2019

Identification history

Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes sp. (genus) 29 Jun 2019 michaelb
Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes sp. (genus) 26 Jun 2019 KimPullen
Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae) Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus 26 Jun 2019 michaelb

Author's notes

Near the Murrumbidgee River upstream of Point Hut Crossing.

2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   26 Jun 2019
A Polistes, but I'm not sure which species. I'd like to check the colours of this one against reliably identified specimens of P. erythrinus.
michaelb wrote:
   29 Jun 2019
Hi Kim
There are good photos (Reiner Richter) of Polistes erythrinus on ALA:
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:409bd0dc-71fd-4259-ba43-4b7dde4fca95#gallery

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Nearby Sightings

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Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Apr 2019 Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Salix nigra (Black Willow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Citrullus lanatus (Wild Melon, Camel Melon, Bitter Melon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019 Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Jul 2017 Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Nov 2014 Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Oct 2014 Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Mar 2002 Dichanthium sericeum (Queensland Blue-grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 20 May 2000
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Apr 2019
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Salix nigra (Black Willow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Citrullus lanatus (Wild Melon, Camel Melon, Bitter Melon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Mar 2019
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Jul 2017
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Nov 2014
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Oct 2014
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Mar 2002
Dichanthium sericeum (Queensland Blue-grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 20 May 2000

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 3 Apr 2019 6:28 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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