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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Kosciuszko National Park

Vespula germanica at Kosciuszko National Park - 7 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Vespula germanica 14 Feb 2021 michaelb
Vespula germanica 13 Feb 2021 alex_watt

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there seemed to be a nest somewhere here. lots of wasps.

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Nearby sightings

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Formicidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ant) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Coronidium monticola at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Potentilla recta (Sulphur Cinquefoil) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Salix sp. (A Willow) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Muehlenbeckia axillaris (Matted lignum) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Sedum acre (Goldmoss Stonecrop) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Rumex crispus (Curled Dock) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Formicidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ant) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Coronidium monticola at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Potentilla recta (Sulphur Cinquefoil) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Salix sp. (A Willow) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Muehlenbeckia axillaris (Matted lignum) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Sedum acre (Goldmoss Stonecrop) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Rumex crispus (Curled Dock) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Kosciuszko National Park - 6 Feb 2021 by alex_watt

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 7 Feb 2021 01:04 AM Recorded on
  • alex_watt Recorded by

Additional information

  • salix sp. (willow) Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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