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Polistes (Polistella) humilis

Common Paper Wasp at Kambah, ACT

Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Kambah, ACT - 16 Mar 2019
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Kambah, ACT - 16 Mar 2019
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Identification history

Polistes (Polistella) humilis 19 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Ropalidia plebeiana 10 Apr 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 9 Apr 2019 HelenCross

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Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by HelenCross Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 22 Aug 2020 by HelenCross Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by HelenCross Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Jul 2020 by HelenCross Hepialidae sp. (family) IMMATURES (Unidentified IMMATURE Swift or Ghost Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 15 Jun 2020 by HelenCross Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric) at Kambah, ACT - 18 May 2020 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 16 May 2020 by HelenCross Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Ileodictyon gracile (Smooth cage) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite wasp) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Mar 2020 by HelenCross Sondra sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Mar 2020 by HelenCross Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by HelenCross Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by HelenCross Glossopsitta pusilla (Little Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 12 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by HelenCross Amphibolia (Amphibolia) ignorata (A bristle fly) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by HelenCross Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by HelenCross Anoplognathus hirsutus (Hirsute Christmas beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by HelenCross Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Nov 2019 by HelenCross Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Aug 2019 by HelenCross Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Aug 2019 by HelenCross Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Aug 2019 by HelenCross Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Jul 2019 by HelenCross Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Jul 2019 by HelenCross Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by HelenCross Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Kambah, ACT - 27 Oct 2018 by HelenCross Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by HelenCross Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by HelenCross Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 5 Sep 2018 by HelenCross Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 11 Aug 2018 by HelenCross Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Apr 2018 by HelenCross Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 25 Apr 2018 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by HelenCross Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by HelenCross Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Kambah, ACT - 25 Feb 2018 by HelenCross Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2018 by HelenCross Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Jan 2018 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jul 2017 by HelenCross
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by HelenCross
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 22 Aug 2020 by HelenCross
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by HelenCross
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Jul 2020 by HelenCross
Hepialidae sp. (family) IMMATURES (Unidentified IMMATURE Swift or Ghost Moth) at Kambah, ACT - 15 Jun 2020 by HelenCross
Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric) at Kambah, ACT - 18 May 2020 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 16 May 2020 by HelenCross
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Kambah, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Ileodictyon gracile (Smooth cage) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite wasp) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Kambah, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by HelenCross
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Mar 2020 by HelenCross
Sondra sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Kambah, ACT - 26 Mar 2020 by HelenCross
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by HelenCross
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by HelenCross
Glossopsitta pusilla (Little Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 12 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Kambah, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by HelenCross
Amphibolia (Amphibolia) ignorata (A bristle fly) at Kambah, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by HelenCross
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by HelenCross
Anoplognathus hirsutus (Hirsute Christmas beetle) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by HelenCross
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Nov 2019 by HelenCross
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Aug 2019 by HelenCross
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Kambah, ACT - 10 Aug 2019 by HelenCross
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Aug 2019 by HelenCross
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Kambah, ACT - 6 Jul 2019 by HelenCross
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Kambah, ACT - 4 Jul 2019 by HelenCross
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Kambah, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by HelenCross
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Kambah, ACT - 27 Oct 2018 by HelenCross
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by HelenCross
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Kambah, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by HelenCross
Glossopsitta concinna (Musk Lorikeet) at Kambah, ACT - 5 Sep 2018 by HelenCross
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 11 Aug 2018 by HelenCross
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Kambah, ACT - 29 Apr 2018 by HelenCross
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Kambah, ACT - 25 Apr 2018 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by HelenCross
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Kambah, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by HelenCross
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Kambah, ACT - 25 Feb 2018 by HelenCross
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Kambah, ACT - 9 Feb 2018 by HelenCross
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Kambah, ACT - 18 Jan 2018 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Kambah, ACT - 23 Jul 2017 by HelenCross

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 16 Mar 2019 03:01 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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