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15 Apr 2019

WASP ALERT TheAsian Paper Wasp(Polistes chinensis) is an introduced species which has recently arrived in the Bega Valley. This is an invasive pest. Please report any sightings. This information will help Council develop an action plan to try to eradicate this wasp before it takes hold.More informa...

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11 hrs ago
Yeah, I thought that too, but it didn't match any in our books, so that's us stumped as well. Lets just hope some of these things are still fruit...

11 hrs ago
Googled that species and all the images show it as being very slimy, which this thing wasn't. I probably should have checked the gill colour on o...

11 hrs ago
Well OK, they looked more orange than yellow to me, but colour is subjective, plus the flash probably changed it a bit too. Impossible for us to ...

Fungus Bisporella citrina (Yellow Fairy Cups or Lemon Discos)
12 hrs ago
Hi Teresa, They were deep inside a tree trunk so a bit hard to get my nose up to them! Didn't want to remove any, since these 3 were all there wa...

jgl wrote:
15 Jun 2019
Drosophilidae (Family) - ID determined by K. Bayless (CSIRO ANIC). Site is returning error message when I try to add this taxon, will try again l...


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