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Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus

Red paper wasp at National Zoo and Aquarium

Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 14 Dec 2020
Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus at National Zoo and Aquarium - 14 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus 5 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus 15 Dec 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 15 Dec 2020 RodDeb

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Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 24 Aug 2020 by RodDeb
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 6 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Prietocella barbara (Small Pointed Snail) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 6 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 26 Feb 2020 by RodDeb
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Pseudohalme laetabilis (A Longhorn Beetle) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 22 Aug 2019 by RodDeb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 6 May 2019 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 10 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 14 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 26 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 26 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 20 Aug 2018 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Turdus merula (Common Blackbird) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Jun 2018 by RodDeb
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 May 2018 by RodDeb
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 2 May 2018 by RodDeb
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 15 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 15 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 1 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 23 Oct 2017 by RodDeb
Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 4 Apr 2017 by RodDeb
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Mar 2017 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 7 Mar 2017 by RodDeb
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 19 Apr 2016 by RodDeb
Podacanthus typhon (Large Pink-winged Stick-insect) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 21 Dec 2015 by Mike
Burhinus grallarius (Bush Stone-curlew) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Numida meleagris (Helmeted Guineafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Pavo cristatus (Indian Peafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 28 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Pavo cristatus (Indian Peafowl) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Dromaius novaehollandiae (Emu) at National Zoo and Aquarium - 3 Jun 2015 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Dec 2020 12:29 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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