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Ichneumon Wasp

Pimpla marginella

Description:

This wasp has blue/gray eyes, red thorax and legs, a white and black striped abdomen, and iridescent wings.

Habitat:

Seen spending its time on the ground mostly in a suburban back yard.

Notes:

According to Bugguide, the range for this species is Southern Florida, but Orlando is in Central Florida and there are also photos on there of them in Jacksonville. I am guessing it is just not an often photographed species and the range isn't very accurate.

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Machi
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Machi

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.59, Long: -81.19

Spotted on Jan 19, 2015
Submitted on Jan 22, 2015

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