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023c

Observed: 10th March 2012 By: stoutcobstoutcob’s reputation in Invertebratesstoutcob’s reputation in Invertebratesstoutcob’s reputation in Invertebratesstoutcob’s reputation in Invertebrates
023c
Description:

Appprox 15mm in length

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    a parasitic wasp (Ophion sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Most probably Ophion

Most probably Ophion scutellaris, based on the very long antennae, early spring emergence and brown mesoscutum. Quite a common species although very similar to several other Ophion species.

Gavin Broad