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Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)Vespula germanica

European wasp at Point Hut Pond

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Vespula germanica at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Vespula germanica at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Vespula germanica at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Vespula germanica at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017
Vespula germanica at Point Hut Pond - 19 Mar 2017

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Near Point Hut Pond.

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wrote:
   19 Mar 2017
This wasp was stealing from a large spider's web which had a captured grasshopper. It removed the head from the grasshopper and flew away with it. Soon it returned to get some more.

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Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut Pond - 18 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Point Hut Pond - 18 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Point Hut Pond - 27 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Cordyline Sp. (Cordyline) at Point Hut Pond - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Melaleuca decussata (Cross-leaf Honey-myrtle or Totem Poles) at Point Hut Pond - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cordyline Sp. (Cordyline) at Point Hut Pond - 17 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Belenois java (Caper White) at Point Hut Pond - 17 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Melaleuca decussata (Cross-leaf Honey-myrtle or Totem Poles) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Dactylis glomerata (Cocksfoot) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Callistemon citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) at Point Hut Pond - 4 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) at Point Hut Pond - 28 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet) at Point Hut Pond - 10 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Correa reflexa var. reflexa (Common Correa, Native Fuchsia) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Point Hut Pond - 7 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Point Hut Pond - 11 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Point Hut Pond - 11 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Point Hut Pond - 9 Apr 2015 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 18 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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