Campopleginae sp. ♀︎♂︎

Last update: 9 March 2022
OBSERVATION:
2020-V-03

A number of these small ichneumon wasps Campopleginae sp. (thanks to Hilco Meijer) were involved in a mating ritual on Garlic mustard. The plant probably did not play any special role in this ritual. Eventually tow males and a female remained and the male (left) in the picture was the lucky winner. The couple moved across the leaf top and bottom side, followed by the second male at a distance.

Campopleginae sp. ♀︎♂︎


References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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