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Ichneumonidae Wasp

Description:

Interesting antennae on this insect.




No species ID suggestions

7 Comments

johnlguerin
johnlguerin 5 years ago

Thank you all for your efforts in narrowing it down to the subfamily Phygadeuontinae.

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 5 years ago

I have just posted a shot of a very similar species from my trip to Cuba .Unfortunately another mystery ,but I suspect the same family.

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Just an intersting picture I found:
http://www.amentinst.org/GIN/images/YYY....

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Similar one, but different leg colors:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/128...

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 5 years ago

You are absolutely right Fyn ,I have no idea why I put fly and not wasp .The hour was late and i had too many lagers ,that is my excuse ,and I'm sticking to it .Cheers Fyn.

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

You are right about the Ichneumon part, Paul, but they are the Ichneumon Wasps (Ichnuemoninae) not flies. This is a member of the subfamily Phygadeuontinae.

Paul Davis
Paul Davis 5 years ago

This is an Ichneumon fly ,but I cannot help with a species I am afraid.

Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Lat: 21.17, Long: -86.84

Spotted on Jan 29, 2014
Submitted on Feb 10, 2014

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