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Black-white banded Ichneumon Wasp

Arotes amoenus


long ovipositor, long hind legs, white band over black body

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Paul Davis
Paul Davis 5 years ago

It is an Ichneumon wasp ,but I don't know which species.The spike is not a sting ,but an ovipositor ,for laying eggs on or inside the grubs of other insects.Nice find and photograph Jay.

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Nov 22, 2014
Submitted on Nov 22, 2014

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