Polistes sp. (genus)

Unidentified paper wasp at Acton, ACT

Polistes sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
Polistes sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Polistes sp. (genus) 19 Feb 2022 Amata
Polistes sp. (genus) 19 Feb 2022 michaelb
Unidentified 18 Feb 2022 SteveBorkowskis

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Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at GG179 - 6 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Hyleoides concinna (Wasp-mimic bee) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by AndyRussell
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at GG236 - 11 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at GG179 - 8 Jan 2024 by RangerGregor
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at GG179 - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2023 by SandraH
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at GG179 - 22 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by CattleDog
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at GG179 - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 21 Oct 2023 by rawshorty
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2023 by BenW
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2023 by Terrylee
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by Harrisi
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jul 2023 by patrick25
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 17 May 2023 by HelenCross
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by Steve_Bok
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2023 by Cristy1676
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by Kenp12
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by JanetRussell
Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by AJB
Neoaratus hercules (Herculean Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Roger
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2022 by YellowButton
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Phaps elegans (Brush Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by rawshorty
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2022 by AJB
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by RobParnell
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by TimL
Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by KMcCue
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 8 Oct 2022 by AndrewCB
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Mordella sydneyana (Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton

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Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 18 Feb 2022 10:42 AM Recorded on
  • SteveBorkowskis Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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