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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Gibraltar Pines

Vespula germanica at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019
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Vespula germanica 8 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Vespula germanica 8 Apr 2019 Christine

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Tebenna micalis (Vagrant Twitcher or Small Thistle Moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon Lotus corniculatus (Birds-foot Trefoil) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Phasmida sp. (order) (Unidentified stick insect) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Gahnia subaequiglumis (Bog Saw-sedge) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa (Water Forget-me-not) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Tipulidae or Limoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Hesthesis montana (A wasp mimic longhorn beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Nov 2020 by regeraghty Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Sep 2020 by SWishart Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Marmasoma sumptuosum (Bee fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 6 Nov 2019 by DPRees125 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 16 Feb 2019 by BronClarke Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Euloxia meandraria (Two-lined Euloxia) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Trogodendron sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Geranium sp. at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681
Tebenna micalis (Vagrant Twitcher or Small Thistle Moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-foot Trefoil) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Phasmida sp. (order) (Unidentified stick insect) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Mar 2021 by melanoxylon
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 28 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Lepidoscia (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Gahnia subaequiglumis (Bog Saw-sedge) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Baeckea utilis (Mountain Baeckea) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa (Water Forget-me-not) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Tipulidae or Limoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Hesthesis montana (A wasp mimic longhorn beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Nov 2020 by regeraghty
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Sep 2020 by SWishart
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Marmasoma sumptuosum (Bee fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 6 Nov 2019 by DPRees125
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 7 Apr 2019 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gibraltar Pines - 23 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Feb 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 16 Feb 2019 by BronClarke
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019 by Christine
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Euloxia meandraria (Two-lined Euloxia) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 3 Feb 2019 by Christine
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019 by Christine
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Trogodendron sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 12 Jan 2019 by Christine
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 9 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 8 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Gibraltar Pines - 27 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Geranium sp. at Gibraltar Pines - 24 Apr 2016 by JasonC
Geranium neglectum (Red-stemmed cranesbill) at Gibraltar Pines - 15 Apr 2016 by galah681

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 7 Apr 2019 12:37 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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