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Giant Ichneumon Wasp



It likes my New England wood pile.


I did see two smaller ones flying around the same wood pile this last summer also.

1 species ID suggestions

Giant ichneumon
Megarhyssa sp.


Thank you jumpingspiderman for the id. :) I think he is quite alien looking! lol

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago


wow, cool insect!

Amazing insect to watch......

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.30, Long: -72.46

Spotted on Jul 29, 2010
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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