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 Giant ichneumon wasp (Rhyssa persuasoria)




Giant ichneumon wasp | Rhyssa persuasoria photo
Rhyssa persuasoria is a large Ichneumonid that is an ectoparasite on larvae of the Greater Horntail

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Giant ichneumon wasp | Rhyssa persuasoria photo
male Rhyssa persuasoria from Königsforst near Cologne, Germany. Was flying along logs.

Photograph by Sarefo. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GIANT ICHNEUMON WASP FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Ichneumonidae
Genus:Rhyssa
Species:persuasoria
Common Name:Giant ichneumon wasp