New garden species




Ichneumon
xanthorius ♂︎

Last update: 21 February 2020
OBSERVATION:
2019-VI-232019-VI-212019-VI-16

A large narrow male Ichneumonid wasp Ichneumon xanthorius [1,2,3,4] ( det. Fons Verheyde ). One of the black-yellow species that visited the garden for the first time this year. The wasp seemed to be always on patrol, with a small brakes every now and then.

Ichneumon xanthorius ♂︎
Ichneumon xanthorius ♂︎
Ichneumon xanthorius ♂︎
Ichneumon xanthorius ♂︎

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 BROAD, Gavin. Identification key to the subfamilies of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera). Natural History Museum, London, 2011.

3 PERKINS, James F. Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea, Ichneumonidae, key to subfamilies and Ichneumoninae.

4 PERKINS, John Frederick. Hymenoptera, Ichneumonoidea: Ichneumonidae I.[and] Ichneumoninae II, Alomyinae, Agriotypinae and Lycorininae.

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