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Vespula germanica

European wasp at Latham, ACT

Vespula germanica at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022
Vespula germanica at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Vespula germanica 31 Mar 2022 Birdy
Vespula germanica 30 Mar 2022 pinnaCLE

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Hole at top of creek bank is a nest entrance 5x2cm with a slow stream of insects entering and exiting

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Nearby sightings

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Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Latham, ACT - 26 May 2022 by trevorpreston Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'clock Plant or Marvel of Peru) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE Araujia sericifera (Moth Plant) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Latham, ACT - 13 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Latham, ACT - 13 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Pycnoporus sp. (Scarlet Bracket) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Resupinatus at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Lithobiomorpha (order) (Unidentified stone centipede) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'clock Plant or Marvel of Peru) at Latham, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by pinnaCLE Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Limacus flavus (Yellow Cellar Slug) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by mac084 Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston Drosera gunniana at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston Anthoceros agrestis at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston Coprinellus micaceus group at Latham, ACT - 6 May 2020 by tpreston Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Latham, ACT - 6 May 2020 by tpreston Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM Vicia sp. (A vetch) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 9 May 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Latham, ACT - 26 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Euphorbia oblongata (Egg-leaf Spurge) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE
Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'clock Plant or Marvel of Peru) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE
Araujia sericifera (Moth Plant) at Latham, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by pinnaCLE
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Latham, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Latham, ACT - 13 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Latham, ACT - 13 Jul 2021 by AlisonMilton
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Pycnoporus sp. (Scarlet Bracket) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Resupinatus at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Lithobiomorpha (order) (Unidentified stone centipede) at Latham, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Mirabilis jalapa (Four O'clock Plant or Marvel of Peru) at Latham, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by pinnaCLE
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Limacus flavus (Yellow Cellar Slug) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Latham, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by mac084
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Perala viridis (Spring buzzer) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Drosera gunniana at Latham, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Anthoceros agrestis at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Coprinellus micaceus group at Latham, ACT - 6 May 2020 by tpreston
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Latham, ACT - 6 May 2020 by tpreston
Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM
Lomandra bracteata (Small Matrush) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM
Vicia sp. (A vetch) at Latham, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by MattM
Riccia sp. (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 9 May 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 14 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Mar 2022 03:27 PM Recorded on
  • pinnaCLE Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • True Wasp nest present

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