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This Ichneumon wasp was digging holes in a leaf which was glued to another one by silk lines. It did two holes on line (numbers one and two in the third photo), with its rostrum, and then started a third hole. At this one, the wasp laid three small eggs (number three in the third photo) with its ovipositor. I checked latter carefully, for not to destroy the silk structure, and there was a small caterpillar inside.
Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012