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Home Insects Wasps (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) Social or paper-nest wasps (Vespidae, Polistinae & Vespinae)

Polistes (Polistella) humilis

Common Paper Wasp at Acton, ACT

Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022
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Polistes (Polistella) humilis 30 Apr 2022 Birdy
Polistes (Polistella) humilis 30 Apr 2022 JohnBundock

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Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2022 by KMcCue Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger Entomyzon cyanotis (Blue-faced Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by Lewisc Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by Christine Thereutria sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by JimL Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by WHall Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by BenHarvey Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by HelenCross Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by KMcCue Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2021 by HelenCross Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue Hypopterygium sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by KarinNeufeld Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea Hedera helix (Ivy) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2022 by KMcCue
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Gambusia holbrooki (Gambusia, Plague minnow, Mosquito fish) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Entomyzon cyanotis (Blue-faced Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by Lewisc
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by Christine
Thereutria sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges
Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by JimL
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by WHall
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by BenHarvey
Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by KMcCue
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 4 Aug 2021 by HelenCross
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue
Hypopterygium sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by KarinNeufeld
Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea
Hedera helix (Ivy) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Apr 2022 01:50 PM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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