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Giant Ichneumon Wasp

Megarhyssa macrurus


Found in a small wood on a dead log

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Giant Ichneumon Wasp
Megarhyssa macrurus Species Megarhyssa macrurus - BugGuide.Net

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Great shot of this female wasp! There are two species that are very similar in your area that can be distinguished by colored wings along the basal vein. This one seems to have that which leaded me to this species. The other species that does not have coloring there is M. greenei. Take a look at the link I gave you and see if you agree.

Jellis 11 years ago

Type of ichneumon fly

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Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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