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Wasp on ragwort

Observed: 19th August 2012 By: BJobsonBJobson’s reputation in Invertebrates
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quadrifasciatus

The combination of dark frons, shimmer stripes on side of thorax, large yellow theca and dull orangey legs points to quadrifasciatus. The other common species, flavipes, lacks the shimmer stripes and has a broad black ring on hind femora.

Ian
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