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Species Megarhyssa greenei

Wasp? - Megarhyssa greenei - female Wasp - Megarhyssa greenei - female Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa sp. - Megarhyssa greenei - male Giant Ichneumon - Megarhyssa greenei - female Megarhyssa greenei - female Mystery Bug - Megarhyssa greenei - female 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
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.