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Species Megarhyssa greenei

Giant Ichneumon - Megarhyssa greenei - male This wasp was on a leaf in a forest preserve - Megarhyssa greenei - female Mating wasps? - Megarhyssa greenei - female Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa sp. - Megarhyssa greenei - male Giant Ichneumon - Megarhyssa greenei - female Megarhyssa greenei - female Mystery Bug - Megarhyssa greenei - female Giant Ichneumon Wasp - Megarhyssa greenei - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Rhyssinae
Genus Megarhyssa (Giant Ichneumons)
Species greenei (Megarhyssa greenei)
Identification
Females are distinguished from those of macrurus by having the forewing clear (unpigmented) along the basal vein.