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Social or paper-nest wasp (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)Ropalidia plebeiana

Small brown paper wasp at Aranda Bushland

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Ropalidia plebeiana at Aranda Bushland - 8 Mar 2018
Ropalidia plebeiana at Aranda Bushland - 8 Mar 2018
Ropalidia plebeiana at Aranda Bushland - 8 Mar 2018

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Two nests in the same area where one was seen last year.

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Nearby Sightings

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Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Aranda Bushland - 6 Apr 2020 by Tammy
Eulechria electrodes (A concealer moth) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Oct 2019 by CathB
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2019 by Harrisi
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Nov 2018 by Harrisi
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Nov 2018 by Harrisi
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Castiarina decemmaculata (Castiarina Jewel Beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 23 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Calomela bartoni (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 11 Oct 2018 by Harrisi
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Aranda Bushland - 17 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Laetiporus portentosus at Aranda Bushland - 24 May 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Aranda Bushland - 16 Feb 2018 by CathB
Nasutitermes sp. (genus) (Snouted termite, Gluegun termite) at Aranda Bushland - 10 Aug 2017 by CathB
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Aranda Bushland - 1 Feb 2017 by CathB
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda Bushland - 18 Dec 2016 by MatthewFrawley
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 15 Oct 2016 by jasonbmackenzie
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Aranda Bushland - 18 Feb 2016 by MattM
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Aranda Bushland - 5 Sep 2015 by JasonC
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Aranda Bushland - 21 Oct 2013 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Cassinia Associated plant
  • 7 Mar 2018 Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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