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Photo#159546
horntail?

horntail?
arlington County, Virginia, USA

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horntail? horntail?

I'd say maybe a Braconid Wasp
I'd say maybe a Braconid Wasp? I thought horntails had less basal constriction on the abdomen, but of course there are always exceptions.

Sweet picture by the way,

Hope I helped.

Elliott

 
I vote Ichneumonidae.
Reasonably certain this is a female ichneumon wasp.

 
Ichneumonidae, yes
A superb female of the Gelinae subfamily (based on shape of petiolus and regularly pentagonal "areola" (modified 2nd submarginal cell).

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