anonymous spotter's picture

Ichneumon

Observed: 24th July 2011 By: anonymous spotter
Sawfly poss Cephus pygmaeus
Description:

And not Cephus pygmaeus, as suspected.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

JohnColdwell's picture

It is an ichneumon, certainly

It is an ichneumon, certainly not a sawfly.

DavidNotton's picture

not armatorius

Specimens with a single broad yellow band at base of gaster are not Amblyteles armatorius, which has a series of narrow yellow bands in the female, e.g. http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/86404 and two irregular yellow bands in the male, e.g. http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/224563.