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Wasps of Victoria

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documenting wasp species in Victoria, especially the north-west

  • Ken Harris identified a sighting

    Sighting Dicamptus sp. Ichneumonid Wasp

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    Sighted 7 May 2019
    Ken Harris 10 May 2019
    Dicamptus
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Dicamptus
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  • Ken Harris added a sighting

    Dicamptus sp. Ichneumonid Wasp

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    Sighted 7 May 2019
    Morwell National Park, Stringybark Ridge Track, Section L

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  • Kimberi Pullen identified a sighting

    Sighting Wasp 1 Grovedale 10-12-16

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    Sighted 10 Dec 2016
    Kimberi Pullen 5 May 2019
    Torymidae
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Torymidae
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  • Donald Hobern identified a sighting

    Sighting Some sort of flower wasp feeding on Yarra Burgan

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    Sighted 9 Dec 2014
    Donald Hobern 30 April 2019
    Calopompilus ornatipennis
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Pompilidae: Calopompilus: ornatipennis
    Common Names: Parasitic wasps, Spider-hunting wasps
    Donald Hobern says

    Based on the original descriptions of all Australian species, this is the only one that fits: https://www.inaturalist.org/journal/dhobern/24264-australian-calopompilus-species

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  • sharon mason identified a sighting

    Sighting wasp on a grass stem.

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    Sighted 10 Apr 2019
    sharon mason 19 April 2019
    Tiphiidae
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae
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  • sharon mason added a sighting

    wasp on a grass stem.

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    Sighted 10 Apr 2019
    Domeney reserve, Park orchards, Victoria

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  • Matt Campbell identified a sighting

    Sighting Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp)

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    Sighted 17 Apr 2019
    Matt Campbell 17 April 2019
    Mutillidae
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Mutillidae
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  • Matt Campbell added a sighting

    Velvet Ant (Mutillidae sp)

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    Sighted 17 Apr 2019
    Lot 15 Jumbuk Rd, Jeeralang Junction VIC 3840, Australia.

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  • Tony D. identified a sighting

    Sighting Labium sp. wasp on Golden Moth Orchid

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    Sighted 30 Sep 2015
    Tony D. 10 March 2019
    Labium
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Labium
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  • Ballarat Environment Network identified a sighting

    Sighting Labium sp. wasp on Golden Moth Orchid

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    Sighted 30 Sep 2015
    Ballarat Environment Network 10 March 2019
    Insecta
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta
    Ballarat Environment Network says

    This insect was resting on a Golden Moth-orchid, Diuris chryseopsis, in high quality remnant roadside vegetation on a cool morning. No sign of orchid pollen on it.

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