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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Pialligo, ACT

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Pialligo, ACT - 19 May 2019
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Pialligo, ACT - 19 May 2019
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Identification history

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 23 May 2019 michaelb
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 19 May 2019 HelenCross

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Not far from some honey bee hives

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 19 May 2019 11:24 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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