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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Lower Cotter Catchment

Vespula germanica at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021
Vespula germanica at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021
Vespula germanica at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021
Vespula germanica at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021
Vespula germanica at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Vespula germanica 14 Feb 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Vespula germanica 12 Feb 2021 Christine

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Author's notes

Nest in embankment on side of track (not creek side) on Warks Road north of locked gate at Blundell's Creek road intersection. Hoping a Ranger can see this and deal with the nest.

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Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Red-headed Spider Ant) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 15 Mar 2021 by Christine
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Mar 2021 by Sarah2019
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Mar 2021 by Sarah2019
Acritoscincus duperreyi (Eastern Three-lined Skink) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 11 Feb 2021 by Christine
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 15 Jan 2021 by JohnBundock
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 15 Jan 2021 by rawshorty
Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 14 Nov 2020 by Christine
Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 14 Nov 2020 by Christine
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 19 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 19 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 4 Dec 2018 by Christine
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 31 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Telephlebia brevicauda (Southern Evening Darner) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 23 Oct 2015 by HarveyPerkins

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 11 Feb 2021 01:12 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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