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Ichneumon Wasps

Ichneumonidae

Description:

About 1 inch in length, red body with some yellow. The antennae are gradient from red to a yellow-orange with a dark band near the end of each, with black eyespots, and the pincers are thin.

Habitat:

Our windowsill

Notes:

This insect was moving very slowly and cleaned herself.

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2 Comments

Melodious
Melodious 7 years ago

Thanks for the help Jeff!

Jeff Dreier
Jeff Dreier 7 years ago

That "tail/stinger", as you likely are aware, is an ovipositor.

Melodious
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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Feb 5, 2014
Submitted on Feb 5, 2014

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