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Home Insects Wasps (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) Social or paper-nest wasps (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)

Polistes (Polistella) humilis

Common Paper Wasp at Acton, ACT

Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Acton, ACT - 15 Mar 2019
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Polistes (Polistella) humilis 16 Mar 2019 KimPullen
Polistes (Polistella) humilis 15 Mar 2019 AlisonMilton

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(tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Epicoma (genus) (Unidentified Prominent moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by dimageau Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by HelenCross Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Dasypogoninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified dasypogonine robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by DPRees125 Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Cryptocheilus sp. 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(genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2019 by Christine Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by TimL Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2019 by TimL Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by TimL Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2019 by JudithRoach Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2019 by TimL Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by TimL Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by HelenCross
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger
Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Epicoma (genus) (Unidentified Prominent moth) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 13 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by dimageau
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Acton, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by HelenCross
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Dasypogoninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified dasypogonine robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Rhytiphora paulla (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2019 by MReevesii00milktea
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Harrisi
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2019 by TimL
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by Christine
Pulvinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Pulvinaria scale insect) at Acton, ACT - 8 Aug 2019 by TimL
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2019 by Christine
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by TimL
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2019 by TimL
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by TimL
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2019 by JudithRoach
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Mar 2019 by TimL
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by TimL
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Mar 2019 12:11 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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  • Paper daisy Associated plant

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