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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Watson, ACT

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Watson, ACT - 21 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 21 Jan 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 21 Jan 2020 AlisonMilton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Jan 2020 09:12 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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