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Photo#184389
Parasitic Wood Wasp - Orussus - male

Parasitic Wood Wasp - Orussus - Male
Sequim, Port Williams, Clallam County, Washington, USA
May 15, 2008
Size: 10mm approximately
From the same location as , five days later.
This individual, and several others I photographed, has a black abdomen with white stripes, rather than the completely red abdomen of the individual noted above. Both morphs were evident on the same log, so I'm guessing this is a male and the red-abdomen morph is female, as I saw them backing into holes in the log, apparently laying.

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