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Photo#333718
Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - female

Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - Female
Camden County, New Jersey, USA
September 16, 2009

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Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - female Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - female Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - female Wasp - Sphelodon phoxopteridis - female

Moved
Moved from Ichneumon Wasps.

I think I may have found the
I think I may have found the male version of your Ichneumon wasp. I've seen a ton of the orange colored ones but never the blue ones. All Ichneumon I've seen have been orange. Do you know the specific kind this one is? I only saw it labeled as "Ichneumon" which is quite a large family of wasps.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Great image!
Great image, poor spelling:-) Yes, it is an ichneUmon wasp female.

 
Thanks
D'oh!

What would I need for a species ID, I assume a good shot of the wings?

 
No image is "good enough"
No image is "good enough" for a species identification. With luck, someone might be able to recognize which subfamily this belongs in. Even specimens themselves are often very difficult to identify.

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