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Genus Megarhyssa - Giant Ichneumons

Megarhyssa atrata - female Not Your Everyday, Ordinary, Black and Yellow Insect - Megarhyssa atrata Wasp Spp - Megarhyssa atrata - female Megarhyssa atrata infested with Mites - Megarhyssa atrata - female Large Wasp - Megarhyssa atrata Dragon Fly Wasp - Megarhyssa atrata - female Heminoptera - Megarhyssa atrata - female Megarhyssa atrata - male

Megarhyssa female ovipositing - Megarhyssa greenei - female Megarhyssa macrurus? - Megarhyssa greenei - female Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa sp. - Megarhyssa greenei - female is this one M greenei? - Megarhyssa greenei - female Megarhyssa greenei - male Male Megarhyssa greenei? - Megarhyssa greenei - male Ichneumon Wasp - Megarhyssa greenei - female Megarhyssa greenei? - Megarhyssa greenei - female

Giant Ichneumon (Megarhyssa macrurus) - Megarhyssa macrurus - female Giant Ichneumon (Megarhyssa macrurus) - Megarhyssa macrurus - female Wasp? Found this on my basil leaves this morning. It has an incredibly long tailpipe, probably a good 6 inches. - Megarhyssa macrurus Ichneumonidae: Megarhyssa macrurus? - Megarhyssa macrurus - female Female Ichneumonid I think Megarhyssa macrurus - Megarhyssa macrurus - female Unusual Ohio wasp - Megarhyssa macrurus - female Kind of wasp? - Megarhyssa macrurus Giant Ichneumon - Megarhyssa macrurus - female

Beautifully colored insect with long tail/stinger-like thing! - Megarhyssa nortoni - female Megarhyssa Wasp? - Megarhyssa nortoni - female Beach Wasp - Megarhyssa nortoni Sawfly or wasp? - Megarhyssa nortoni - female Giant Ichneumond - Megarhyssa nortoni - female found insect - Megarhyssa nortoni - female Megarhyssa nortoni - huge scary looking wasp - Megarhyssa nortoni - female giant ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa nortoni - male