HYMENOPTERA (Wasps)

Last update: 4 July 2020
garden
species

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2016-V-27


A nice specimen from the extensive family of Ichneumon wasps (Ichneumonidae). Not all detils are visible on the photo’s but following the key1 it could be a specimen from Ichneumoninae or Ctenopelmatinae. MOst photographic examples of the latter group have much longer antannae, therefore Ichneumoninae spec..

It is a male as can be concluded from the ovipositor that is not present.

Ichneumoninae sp.
Ichneumoninae sp.

Literature

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

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