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Ruby-tailed Wasp

Observed: 10th June 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

These shiny little creatures are Cuckoo Wasps, and are parasites of other Solitary Wasps such as Digger and Potter wasps. They are also called Jewel Wasps.
This specimen was across the path from Downhills pond with several other insects on a plant I haven't identified yet

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