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Parasitic wasp (female)

Pimpla rufipes


This wasp is parasitic laying its eggs by penetrating the soft bodies of caterpillars. Females are readily identified by the protruding egg tube.




This one was in search of host looking into many cracks and crevices for unguarded larvae.

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Kirklees, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Sep 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 12, 2013

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