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Social, potter & paper-nest wasp (Vespidae)Polistes (Polistes) chinensis

Asian paper wasp at Bega, NSW

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Bega, NSW - 14 Apr 2019

Identification history

Social, potter & paper-nest wasp (Vespidae) Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 15 Apr 2019 KerriLee

Author's notes

This sighting was added to the Atlas of Life Facebook page, in response to the WASP ALERT announcement. I have posted here on behalf of Janice Rootsey (Bega). The location given was Minyama Parade.

1 comment

   15 Apr 2019
That's a km or so from Max's Kisses Lagoon record, so there might be more than one population of them around Bega already.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.835349-36.686987
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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