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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Yarralumla, ACT

Vespula germanica at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2018
Vespula germanica at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2018
Vespula germanica at Yarralumla, ACT - 1 Feb 2018
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Vespula germanica 2 Feb 2018 KimPullen
Vespula germanica 1 Feb 2018 PeterA

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Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Yarralumla, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by PeterA Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 23 Dec 2021 by PeterA Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by PeterA Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Yarralumla, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by PeterA Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by PeterA Syllitus rectus (Longhorn beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by PeterA Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by PeterA Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by PeterA Euryglossa ephippiata (Saddleback Euryglossine Bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by PeterA Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by PeterA Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2020 by PeterA Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by PeterA Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculiformis (A masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by PeterA Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by PeterA Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) brazieri (White-banded bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by PeterA Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Jan 2018 by PeterA Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by PeterA Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by PeterA Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 12 Jan 2017 by PeterA
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Yarralumla, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 23 Dec 2021 by PeterA
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by PeterA
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Yarralumla, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Syllitus rectus (Longhorn beetle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by PeterA
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by PeterA
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by PeterA
Euryglossa ephippiata (Saddleback Euryglossine Bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by PeterA
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by PeterA
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by PeterA
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2020 by PeterA
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Nov 2019 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculiformis (A masked bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by PeterA
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) brazieri (White-banded bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by PeterA
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Jan 2018 by PeterA
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by PeterA
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by PeterA
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 12 Jan 2017 by PeterA

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Feb 2018 11:19 AM Recorded on
  • PeterA Recorded by

Additional information

  • Tristaniopsis laurina Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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