Orchid Dupe Wasp 


Pale Slender Ichneumon Wasp - Ophion or Xylophion sp.


This page contains pictures and information about Pale Slender Ichneumon Wasps that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length  20mm                                                                              
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From reference information this wasp could be the parasites of caterpillars in Anthelidae and Noctuidae
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, p290.

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Last updated: August 17, 2012.