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Black-tailed Slender Ichneumon Wasp - Enicospilus sp


This page contains pictures and information about Black-tailed Slender Ichneumon Wasps that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length  20mm                                                                              
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We saw this Ichneumon Wasp once in Karawatha Forest. 
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We recognised the wasp by the dot pattern at the middle of the forewing. The wasp has the typical wing vein pattern of subfamily Ophioninae.
Please check the Ichneumon Wasps page for more general information above this wasp.

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 943.
2. An introduction to the Ichneumonidae of Australia - Gauld, I.D. 1984, British Museum, p292.

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