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

Asian paper wasp at Bermagui, NSW

Polistes (Polistes) chinensis at Bermagui, NSW - 18 May 2019

Identification history

Social, potter & paper-nest wasp (Vespidae) Polistes (Polistes) chinensis 26 May 2019 KerriLee
Unidentified 26 May 2019 Jackie Lambert

1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   26 May 2019
Another Asian Paper Wasp - thanks for reporting this pest Jackie. Unfortunate to see that they've invaded Bermagui! Here's some more info on this invasive species and our local attempts to control their spread: https://atlasoflife.org.au/news-events/2019/4/14/wasp-alert

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Nearby Sightings

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Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Bermagui, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bermagui, NSW - 20 May 2018
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bermagui, NSW - 20 May 2018
Elatine gratioloides (Water Wort) at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Lilaeopsis polyantha at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Myriophyllum simulans (Water Milfoil) at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Isolepis prolifera at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Ornduffia reniformis (Running Marsh-flower) at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Utricularia australis (Yellow Bladderwort) at Bermagui, NSW - 29 Oct 2017
Cycnogeton procerum (Nareli) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Azolla pinnata (Azolla) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Gladiolus gueinzii (Beach Gladiolus) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Euphorbia paralias (Sea Spurge) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Pelargonium australe (Austral Stork's-bill) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Dianella congesta at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Scaevola calendulacea (Dune Fan-flower) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Cakile maritima (Sea Rocket) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Sonchus hydrophilus (Native Sow-thistle) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Actites megalocarpus (Dune Thistle) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012
Zoysia macrantha (Prickly Couch) at Bermagui, NSW - 30 Mar 2012

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

Sighting information

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