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Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Dunlop, ACT

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 22 Feb 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 22 Feb 2021 Tapirlord
Unidentified 22 Feb 2021 Christine

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Location is approximate, somewhere in the middle of that block.

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Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by Christine Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Naupactus leucoloma (White-fringed weevil) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Temognatha thoracica (Jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Dunlop, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by Bron
Hylaeus (Hylaeorhiza) nubilosus (A yellow-spotted masked bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by Christine
Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Naupactus leucoloma (White-fringed weevil) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Temognatha thoracica (Jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Dunlop, ACT - 22 Jan 2017 by Bron

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 19 Feb 2021 01:35 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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