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Thank you, SeanSacattackCarter, OneArsenewenger, RiekoS, patty, and thundermilk for your comments :)
Amazing wasp Courtney! Great picture too =)
I missed this picture because I was not a member a year ago.Thank you very much for bring this back again.Amazing picture.
it's amazing you found it in the midst of laying eggs within a larvae! within a log!!intense!!!
whoa! that thing is crazy! but i wouldn't want to be around it ;p
@SarahHiteWhitt It des look like a "stick giraffe" if you mistaken it's backend for it's head!
He looks like a kid's drawing of a "stick giraffe" LOL
Amazing spot Courtney!
Thank you Chun!When I took this picture the wasp was indeed on top of a tree log. Unfortunately it flew away shortly after I took this picture.
Dr. Santanna Our insect specialist would love this!
I'm not a wasp expert but I think that wasp is trying to inject it's egg into the grub inside the wood.Try reading the description here in http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/747...
Carolina - your wasps are definitely cool. You take great photographs!
Thanks all!I was hiking on the Bruce Trail in Southern Ontario when I found this wasp. It looked like it was in the process of hatching/shedding as it's tail was uncurling before my eyes. Any wasp experts?
hahaha :) this one is very very cool
And I thought my wasps were cool!
Ichneumon Wasp, Ichneumonoidea.See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichneumonoi... or http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/747....
Lat: 43.52, Long: -79.88
Spotted on Oct 8, 2011 Submitted on Oct 8, 2011
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