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Species Megarhyssa greenei

Ichneumon Wasp - Megarhyssa greenei - female what is this bug? - Megarhyssa greenei   - Megarhyssa greenei Megarhyssa greenei - female wasp - Megarhyssa greenei - female Yellow jacket meets wasp meets praying mantis with 4 inch long black appendage it sticks into cracks in wood.  - Megarhyssa greenei - female giant ichneumon - Megarhyssa greenei - male giant ichneumon - Megarhyssa greenei - male
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.