icheumon

icheumon

Observation - icheumon . Description: This is I think a parasitic wasp. It was observed over 20 minutes excavating a hole it was deeper than the actual insect which was approx 3cm or more in length. The habitat was near a cliff top on the Lizard in Cornwall. It was digging in the only bare pa

This is I think a parasitic wasp. It was observed over 20 minutes excavating a hole it was deeper than the actual insect which was approx 3cm or more in length. The habitat was near a cliff top on the Lizard in Cornwall. It was digging in the only bare patch of soil in the locality. There were several other excavated hole in the same patch of soil.