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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Greenleigh, NSW

Vespula germanica at Greenleigh, NSW - 21 Aug 2020
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Vespula germanica 21 Aug 2020 michaelb
Unidentified 21 Aug 2020 LyndalT

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Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Mar 2021 by LyndalT Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Jan 2021 by LyndalT Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Euchiton sp. (genus) (A cudweed) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Opodiphthera sp. (genus) (A gum moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 21 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Capusa senilis (Black-banded Wedge-moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Brachyscome sp. (A daisy) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Lasiocampidae immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Greenleigh, NSW - 9 Dec 2020 by LyndalT Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Poa pratensis (Kentucky Bluegrass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Argiope sp. (genus) (A St. Andrew's cross spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Oct 2020 by LyndalT Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by LyndalT Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 29 Aug 2020 by LyndalT Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jul 2020 by LyndalT Oxycanus sp. (genus) (A swift or ghost moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by LyndalT Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 May 2020 by LyndalT Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Apr 2020 by LyndalT Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Greenleigh, NSW - 24 Apr 2020 by LyndalT Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Greenleigh, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by LyndalT Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Apr 2020 by LyndalT Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Greenleigh, NSW - 10 Apr 2020 by LyndalT Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Greenleigh, NSW - 24 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Greenleigh, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Greenleigh, NSW - 15 Mar 2020 by LyndalT Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Feb 2020 by LyndalT Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Feb 2020 by LyndalT Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Jan 2020 by LyndalT Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Jan 2020 by LyndalT Pterohelaeus planus (Pie dish beetle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 31 Dec 2019 by LyndalT Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Dec 2019 by LyndalT Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Greenleigh, NSW - 1 Nov 2019 by LyndalT Anthela sp. (genus) (Anthelid moth, Woolly bear) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Aug 2019 by LyndalT Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 29 Jun 2019 by LyndalT Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Apr 2019 by LyndalT Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Meroglossa itamuca (A Plasterer Bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Meroglossa itamuca (A Plasterer Bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Drymaplaneta communis (Eastern Wood Runner) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Jan 2019 by LyndalT Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Greenleigh, NSW - 23 Dec 2018 by LyndalT Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Greenleigh, NSW - 10 Dec 2018 by LyndalT Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Oct 2018 by LyndalT Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Aug 2018 by LyndalT Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Mar 2018 by LyndalT
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Mar 2021 by LyndalT
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Jan 2021 by LyndalT
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Euchiton sp. (genus) (A cudweed) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Opodiphthera sp. (genus) (A gum moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 21 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Capusa senilis (Black-banded Wedge-moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Brachyscome sp. (A daisy) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Lasiocampidae immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Greenleigh, NSW - 9 Dec 2020 by LyndalT
Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Poa pratensis (Kentucky Bluegrass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 20 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Argiope sp. (genus) (A St. Andrew's cross spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Nov 2020 by LyndalT
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Oct 2020 by LyndalT
Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Sep 2020 by LyndalT
Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 29 Aug 2020 by LyndalT
Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jul 2020 by LyndalT
Oxycanus sp. (genus) (A swift or ghost moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jun 2020 by LyndalT
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Greenleigh, NSW - 16 May 2020 by LyndalT
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 May 2020 by LyndalT
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Apr 2020 by LyndalT
Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Greenleigh, NSW - 24 Apr 2020 by LyndalT
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Greenleigh, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by LyndalT
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Apr 2020 by LyndalT
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Greenleigh, NSW - 10 Apr 2020 by LyndalT
Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Greenleigh, NSW - 24 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Greenleigh, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Greenleigh, NSW - 15 Mar 2020 by LyndalT
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Feb 2020 by LyndalT
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Feb 2020 by LyndalT
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Jan 2020 by LyndalT
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 19 Jan 2020 by LyndalT
Pterohelaeus planus (Pie dish beetle) at Greenleigh, NSW - 31 Dec 2019 by LyndalT
Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Dec 2019 by LyndalT
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Greenleigh, NSW - 1 Nov 2019 by LyndalT
Anthela sp. (genus) (Anthelid moth, Woolly bear) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Aug 2019 by LyndalT
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Greenleigh, NSW - 29 Jun 2019 by LyndalT
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Greenleigh, NSW - 6 Apr 2019 by LyndalT
Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at Greenleigh, NSW - 25 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Greenleigh, NSW - 14 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Meroglossa itamuca (A Plasterer Bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Meroglossa itamuca (A Plasterer Bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 12 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Drymaplaneta communis (Eastern Wood Runner) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Jan 2019 by LyndalT
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Greenleigh, NSW - 23 Dec 2018 by LyndalT
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Greenleigh, NSW - 10 Dec 2018 by LyndalT
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Greenleigh, NSW - 22 Oct 2018 by LyndalT
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Greenleigh, NSW - 7 Aug 2018 by LyndalT
Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Greenleigh, NSW - 3 Mar 2018 by LyndalT

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 21 Aug 2020 08:10 AM Recorded on
  • LyndalT Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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