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Ichneumonid Wasp

Nonnus sp.


A delicate black female wasp, about 1.5cm in length. She has smokey dark wings, white bands on the antennae about midway, and a white spot on the end of the abdomen above the ovipositor (pictures 4 & 5). The end of the ovipositor is white, as well as several segments of the 3rd pair of tarsi. Family Ichneumonidae.


Found resting on a leaf at night, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.


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San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Nov 28, 2018
Submitted on Nov 30, 2018

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