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Ichneumon Wasp © Ron Erwin
070723B9769 - - Ichneumon Wasp

A beneficial female Giant Ichneumon Wasp (Megarhyssa macrurus), a parasite with a long tail-like ovipositor used to deposit eggs through a tree onto wood boring larvae pests - when the eggs hatch the larva host is eaten and killed

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