Orchid Dupe Wasp 


Banded Pupa Parasite Wasp II - Gotra sp.


This page contains pictures and information about Banded Pupa parasite Wasps that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length  20mm                                          
This wasp look almost the same as the Banded Pupa parasite Wasp I but with longer legs. The wasp has white band on the antenna. Its body is black with white dots on thorax and white-banded abdomen. 
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Male does not have the long ovipositor.
Please check the Ichneumon Wasps page for more general information above this wasp.

1. An introduction to the Ichneumonidae of Australia - Gauld, I.D. 1984, British Museum, page 158.
2. Wasps - family Ichneumonidae - lifeunseen.com, by Nick Monaghan. 

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Last updated: August 12, 2012.