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Ripiphorid - Pelecotoma flavipes - female

Ripiphorid - Pelecotoma flavipes - Female
Mayville Ledge Beech-Maple Woods SNA, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
June 20, 2015
Caught in the act of ovipositing on debarked standing dead hardwood snag riddled with borer holes.

Saw several females on different trees in the act of ovipositing in areas with borer holes. Seemed like eggs were being deposited singly, but many around the same general area of the holes. Will try to see if I can get shots of an egg at some point. Need to learn how to capture videos with my camera.