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MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - female

MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - Female
Wild River State Park, Chisago County, Minnesota, USA
July 25, 2009
Size: 3" body; 11" overall
I was able to get fairly close before it flew. Size estimates are fairly accurate. I'm only confident of the ID because of the post of the image below, also in MN just a month ago.

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MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - female MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - female MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - female MN - Giant Ichneumons - Megarhyssa atrata - female