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Sphex sp. (genus)

1 Unidentified Sphex digger wasp at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East

Sphex sp. (genus) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 11 Jan 2020
Sphex sp. (genus) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 11 Jan 2020
Sphex sp. (genus) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 11 Jan 2020
Sphex sp. (genus) at Lake Burley Griffin Central/East - 11 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Sphex sp. (genus) 18 Jan 2020 michaelb
Sphex sp. (genus) 14 Jan 2020 michaelb
Pison sp. (genus) 12 Jan 2020 RodDeb

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Author's notes

there were a few holes around and a couple of the wasp were seen entering and exiting them. Seen at Grevillea Park near the boat ramp.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2020 02:04 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
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