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Jewel wasp

Observed: 4th July 2009 By: PerdikaPerdika’s reputation in InvertebratesPerdika’s reputation in InvertebratesPerdika’s reputation in Invertebrates
Chrysis ignita 09 07 04 (1)
Chrysis ignita 09 07 04 (2)
Description:

The second photo is terrible, but I've included it because it shows how bright the abdomen was.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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The common one in W Ross is

The common one in W Ross is Chrysis rutiliventris, parasitic on the solitary Ancistrocerus wasps, but there are other possibilities. Definitely Chrysis, though.

M.

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