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Orchid Dupe Wasp - Lissopimpla excelsa


This page contains pictures and information about Orchid Dupe Wasps that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 20mm, male
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Pictures were taken in Daisy Hills near Buhot Creek on Apr 2008.
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We saw many of them on grass flowers on May 2010 in Wishart near Bulimba Creek. 
Please check the Ichneumon Wasps page for more general information above this wasp.

Reference and Link:
1. Wasps - family Ichneumonidae -, by Nick Monaghan.
2. An introduction to the Ichneumonidae of Australia - Gauld, I.D. 1984, British Museum, Fig.92, p64.
3. Lissopimpla excelsa - Australian Insect Common Names, CSIRO, 2005.

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