Gasteruption erythrostomum♀︎

Sedum album (White stonecrop)

Last update: 11 July 2021


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


Last season I filled a box with Sempervivum and Sedum album which are blooming this year. The Sedum attract relatively many insects among which some wasps. I observed an Ancistrocerus feed and also this Carrot wasp Gasteruption erythrostomum [1]. The species is very active on the bee hotels in the garden but I hadn’t seen them feed yet so that makes this a nice observation. On two different occasions during the day a female drank on the flowers.

Gasteruption erythrostomum ♀︎ on White stonecrop (Sedum album)
Gasteruption erythrostomum ♀︎ on White stonecrop (Sedum album)


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