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Indiana, USA
red legged Ichneumon, sp unknown..


Ichenumon is correct. When you magnify this image out, you can see the toothed hind femora, the inflated and twisted mid tibia, a cylindrical and depressed abdomen, and a long ovipositor which are all features of females in this subfamily.

See reference here.

I am thinking this might actually be a braconid.

I do see...
A Bracnoid in the guide which resembles this image pretty closely. Can you expand on this for me? What are some of the points which I should use to seperate these? Anything jump out at you which says braconid other then you've seen this type before?

-Gehan Gehale

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