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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Lake Ginninderra

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019
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Identification history

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 19 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 12 Apr 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 12 Apr 2019 AlisonMilton

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Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Sep 2020 by AllanS Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Ginninderra - 20 May 2020 by AlisonMilton Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Lake Ginninderra - 15 Jan 2020 by pinnaCLE Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Jun 2019 by Alison Milton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 17 Jun 2019 by Alison Milton Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Lake Ginninderra - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Pseudagrion aureofrons (Gold-fronted Riverdamsel) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 22 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Ellipsidion humerale (Common Ellipsidion) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Periscepta polysticta (Day moth, Mistletoe Moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 7 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by AlisonMilton Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by AlisonMilton Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 2 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Jun 2018 by KMcCue Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Lake Ginninderra - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 May 2018 by Alison Milton Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 31 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Lake Ginninderra - 21 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by AlisonMilton Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton Cenchrus purpurascens (Swamp Foxtail Grass) at Lake Ginninderra - 28 Mar 2017 by pinnaCLE
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Sep 2020 by AllanS
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Lake Ginninderra - 20 May 2020 by AlisonMilton
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Lake Ginninderra - 15 Jan 2020 by pinnaCLE
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Jun 2019 by Alison Milton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 17 Jun 2019 by Alison Milton
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Lake Ginninderra - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Lake Ginninderra - 6 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Pseudagrion aureofrons (Gold-fronted Riverdamsel) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by AlisonMilton
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 12 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 22 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Ellipsidion humerale (Common Ellipsidion) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Periscepta polysticta (Day moth, Mistletoe Moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 7 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by AlisonMilton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by AlisonMilton
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 1 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Lake Ginninderra - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Lake Ginninderra - 16 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 2 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Jun 2018 by KMcCue
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Lake Ginninderra - 28 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Lake Ginninderra - 31 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Lake Ginninderra - 29 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Acrocephalus australis (Australian Reed-Warbler) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Lake Ginninderra - 27 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Lake Ginninderra - 21 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by AlisonMilton
Hydromys chrysogaster (Rakali or Water Rat) at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Lake Ginninderra - 18 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Cenchrus purpurascens (Swamp Foxtail Grass) at Lake Ginninderra - 28 Mar 2017 by pinnaCLE

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 6 Apr 2019 02:20 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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