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Photo#1080349
Large Ichneumon - Enicospilus

Large Ichneumon - Enicospilus
SERC, Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
June 6, 2015
Size: >1.5"
This large ichneumon greeted me at the door when I showed up for the SERC Bug Blitz. It was high up the glass, which made it a challenge to shoot, but it was larger then those I usually see around my own lights, and had a few features that seemed distinctive:
The antennae had an angle or joint in them, which you can see in this image.
The first segment of the abdomen was swollen at the end away from the thorax.

I browsed here but didn't see any others with those characteristics. I'm including several angles, hoping they help.

SERC Bug Blitz 2015

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Moved
Moved from Ophioninae.

Moved
Moved from Ichneumon Wasps.

Ophioninae…
Unfortunately, the heavy glare on the wing prevents this ID from going further.

See reference here.

 
Hi Ross -
I've added another photo from someone else - it's the same ichneumon, but she got an angle and lighting that shows the wing venation much better.

 
Rats
So my two noted "features" are not helpful?

I checked the link you posted, but got a 404 error when I tried to view the key. Do you know where it's trying to send me?

Thanks!

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