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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Amaroo, ACT

Vespula germanica at Amaroo, ACT - 3 May 2019
Vespula germanica at Amaroo, ACT - 3 May 2019
Vespula germanica at Amaroo, ACT - 3 May 2019
Vespula germanica at Amaroo, ACT - 3 May 2019
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Identification history

Vespula germanica 3 May 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Vespula germanica 3 May 2019 RichForshaw

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Hi all. My Oak tree has had many bees floating around the leaves (no idea why) for the past few weeks and then today, the wasps arrived. Not sure if they are Common wasps or Europeans. Anyone ID for me please

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 100 Abundance
  • 3 May 2019 06:12 PM Recorded on
  • RichForshaw Recorded by

Additional information

  • Oak Tree leaves Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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