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Wasp - Megarhyssa

Wasp - Megarhyssa
Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
September 3, 2009
Size: 5 cm
Insect was collected mid afternoon. A very interesting looking wasp. I think it is in the family Ichneumonidae. Anyone come across a wasp like this. The wasp is 5 cm long.

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Wasp - Megarhyssa Wasp - Megarhyssa

Moved from ID Request.

i'll alert Dr Carlson
NB: date in the 'size' box-- pls amend the form. thanks. =v=

looks like a male
In the giant ichneumon group.

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